A summer school discusses the potential of nature-based solutions to tackling climate change

Co-organized by the UB Solidarity Foundation as part of the EdiCitNet project, the school brings together in Girona students from universities in Italy, Slovenia, Germany and Spain. The Solidarity Foundation of the University of Barcelona coorganizes, from June 20th to July 1st, a summer school on “The potential of Nature-based…

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Floating or constructed wetlands: nature-based water treatments being tested in cities in Southeast Asia

Representatives from Sri Lanka, Philippines and Vietnam, as well as from the UB Solidarity Foundation, have presented their experiences in the field. Solidarity Foundation of the University of Barcelona (UB) is an associate partner of the project Integrated assessment of existing practices and development of pathways for the effective integration…

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EdiCitNet will hold an online conference on how to make cities edible

The event will explore the latest findings on the power of urban food innovation to tackle social, ecological and economic challenges within cities. The Edible Cities Network (EdiCitNet), of which the Solidarity Foundation of the University of Barcelona is a partner, will hold its first live online annual conference, ‘Making…

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The UB Solidarity Foundation provides technical advice in a project on water treatment in urban areas of Asia

The main goal of the project is to contribute to the integration of nature-based water treatment technologies in the management and planning of urban water. Water quality is a critical challenge in Asia in the context of growing industrialization, urbanization and climate change. In the Philippines, for example, only 17%…

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The EdiCitNet project plans an open session in Girona to tackle the transition towards the Edible Cities of the future

During the seminar, which will take place on October 25, experts from all over the world will debate nature-based solutions for building sustainable and socially resilient food producing cities. FREE REGISTRATION Representatives from H2020 Nature-Based Solutions projects, local food-related initiatives and experts from all over the world will be sharing…

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