Its goal is to increase the capacity of governments and local communities to adapt to the effects of climate change by integrating Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) into urban planning.
Financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF)
The project It is executed by the Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), with the support of Euroclima+.
2018 to 2023
The project is made up of three components:
1. Incorporate NbS into policy and long-term urban development planning.
2. Implement urban interventions through NbS to reduce the vulnerability of local communities.
3. Gain knowledge and raise awareness about urban NbS throughout the region.