Resources

30.03.2021.

Citizen engagement for Nature-based Solutions: Fact Sheet

Citizen engagement for Nature-based Solutions: Fact Sheet

The Full Citizen Engagement for Nature-based Solutions Fact Sheet can be found here.


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15.03.2021.

GrowGreen report: Engaging citizens in nature‐based solutions

GrowGreen report:  Engaging citizens in nature‐based solutions

The full text of the GrowGreen report: Engaging citizens in nature‐based solutions, produced by IUCN for GrowGreen, is here.


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08.02.2021.

Engaging the community in Manchester

Engaging the community in Manchester

The community in West Gorton, Manchester, were asked their opinion of the quality of green space in neighbourhood and their desires for their new nature-based solutions demonstration project. Their opinions and thoughts informed the design of the new park that...


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02.02.2021.

Tour of the demonstration projects in Wroclaw

Tour of the demonstration projects in Wroclaw

Nature-based solutions projects have been installed in residential courtyards and along streets in Wroclaw, Poland, to cool temperatures, absorb rainwater and offer space for people and biodiversity. See what they look like and what benefits they provide:


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01.02.2021.

GrowGreen turns Benicalap, Valencia, into a laboratory – Video

GrowGreen turns Benicalap, Valencia, into a laboratory – Video

GrowGreen is working in the neighbourhood of Benicalap, Valencia, turning it into a laboratory to test innovative solutions for climate change. Watch more about how we’re using nature-based solutions to cool the area and manage water:


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28.01.2021.

Using Nature to Reshape Cities and Live with Water: An Overview of the Chinese Sponge City Programme and Its Implementation in Wuhan

Using Nature to Reshape Cities and Live with Water: An Overview of the Chinese Sponge City Programme and Its Implementation in Wuhan

The full text of the report Using Nature to Reshape Cities and Live with Water: An Overview of the Chinese Sponge City Programme and Its Implementation in Wuhan, produced by IUCN for GrowGreen, is here.


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18.12.2020.

GrowGreen Newsletter December 2020

GrowGreen Newsletter December 2020

The December 2020 edition of the GrowGreen newsletter is now available here.  


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21.09.2020.

West Gorton Community Park – a nature-based solutions demonstration project for Manchester

West Gorton Community Park – a nature-based solutions demonstration project for Manchester

The new West Gorton Community Park in Manchester, UK, is designed as a park that drinks water, aiming to reduce flood risk and provide a multitude of benefits for local residents. This video gives an eco-tour of the park:


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13.08.2020.

How to engage internal stakeholders in NBS strategies – webinar recording

How to engage internal stakeholders in NBS strategies – webinar recording

On 18th May 2020, GrowGreen hosted a training session on how to engage internal municipal stakeholders in development of nature-based solutions strategies. The webinar recording is available here.


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06.08.2020.

Taking action to mobilise finance for creating green cities – GrowGreen conference report

Taking action to mobilise finance for creating green cities – GrowGreen conference report

Securing sufficient long-term financing for nature-based solutions is frequently a challenge for city governments, which limits the extent to which cities can successfully adapt to climate change. In March 2019, GrowGreen hosted the European conference on innovative financing for creating...


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