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Networking Event 58 “Nature Based Solutions for increased sustainability and resilience of urban development”

The “Nature Based Solutions for increased sustainability and resilience of urban development” Networking Event took place on the 10th of February as part of the World Urban Forum (WUF) 10 in Abu Dhabi at the Exhibition Center (ADNEC). The key theme of WUF 10 was “Cities of opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation” which was presented with the concept of “Nature Based Solutions (NBSs). With this focus, the event aimed to engage citizens in urban tree mapping and environmental monitoring to empower citizen advocacy culture through innovation. The event was organized by GIZ’s Global Program ICT-based Adaptation to Climate Change in Cities in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Cities4Forest, World Resources Institute (WRI), UN Habitat, The City of Guadalajara and the City of Muscat.