PLN #36 Rethinking Urban-Rural Linkages for People & Biodiversity
Rethinking Urban-Rural Linkages for People & Biodiversity

Organizing partners

Climate Alliance
Costa Rica's National Union of Local Governments (UNGL)
Ecologic Institute
Envigado Municipality
Latin American Federation of Cities, Municipalities and Associations of Local Governments (FLACMA)
Research Institute of Biological Resources Alexander von Humboldt
United Cities & Local Governments (UCLG)

Hosting city

Envigado, Colombia

Good practices

Good practcies featured in Peer Learning Note:

  • Lleida (Spain): How broccoli and strawberries helped to revalue the Huerta and renaturalize the city…
  • Cuenca (Ecuador): Integrated Watershed Management
  • Envigado (Colombia): “Envigado Florece”
  • Niepolomice (Poland): Vistula Bicycle Path
  • Porto Alegre (Brazil): Sustainable and low carbon agriculture

Good practices available online:

  • Niteroi (Brazil): Orla Piratininga Niteroi Park
  • CBIMA (Costa Rica): Citizen’s Climate Change Monitoring Network
  • Berlin (Germany): Blue Pearls of Berlin
  • Bogota (Colombia): Co-creation of Nature-based Solutions
  • Portoviejo (Ecuador): Portoviejo Urban Trees Technical Manual
  • Tilarán (Costa Rica): Waste, Added Value
  • La Paz (Bolivia): Polycentric Development
  • Chemnitz (Germany): Pleisenbach Greenbelt
  • Granollers (Spain): Palou rural site, from a degraded corner to an emblematic area
  • Ubate (Colombia): PBOT focused on rural-urban symbiosis

Interactive workshops around Nature-based Solutions:

  • Governance of NBS in urban-rural areas
  • Regenerative Cultures
  • Reimagining spaces with children and youth through Minecraft
  • Backcasting