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Addressing Finance and Capacity Barriers

Nature-Based Solutions' Implementation at City Level

This paper advocates for cities to adopt nature-based solutions through evidence-based arguments and case studies of cities across the globe.


Nature-based solutions (NBS) are intended to support the achievement of a city’s development goals, safeguard human well-being in ways that reflect cultural and societal values, and enhance the resilience of ecosystems, their capacity for renewal, and the provision of vital natural services. This resource explores evidence-based approaches to finance and implement nature-based solutions using case studies from various cities around the world. The report was produced by Urban20.