Nature-Based Solutions for Building Resilience in Towns and Cities: Case Studies from the Greater Mekong Subregion


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Green infrastructure can play a significant role in offsetting losses from climate-related disasters and contribute to building resilience through rehabilitation and expansion of natural ecosystems within built areas.

Urban populations are projected to increase from 54% to 66% of the global population by 2050, with close to 90% of the increase concentrated in Asia and Africa. Cities and towns—a growing source of greenhouse gas emissions—will need to address challenges posed by climate change. A nature-based approach in identifying climate change vulnerabilities and developing relevant adaptation options was conducted in three towns of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).

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https://www.adb.org/publications/nature-based-solutions-building-resilience-towns-cities-gms?utm_source=socmed&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=adbpublications

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