24.08.2017

A Regional Conference on “Peri-Urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience”

A Regional Conference on “Peri-Urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience” is being organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia and Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG) on the 18th and 19th of September, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. 

This is in collaboration with ACCCRN.NET, UNICEF India and School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi India with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation.

The conference will examine various themes including urbanisation, managing the peri-urban spaces, maintaining critical natural resources, food-water-livelihood security of poor and marginalised, gender dimensions, political frameworks, and governance issues exacerbating due to the inevitable drift of cities into peri-urban areas as well as the challenges of climate change impacts on these vulnerable areas.

Please see the Agenda here


 
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