• Deputy Head of Mission
CONFERENCE: NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS (NbS)
Advances and challenges for cities in Peru
The objective of this conference at 24.02.2020 is to promote, raise awareness and discuss with stakeholders from different sectors (government, civil society, private sector, NGOs, etc.) the importance and challenges of implementing Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Lima and in Peru.
We have the first confirmed speakers and panelists
At this event you will be able to listen and meet visionary minds on the subject and at the same time receive advice from field experiences. The first speakers have already been confirmed and we will continue to present others more briefly – stay tuned!
|9:30 a.m.||Registration of participants|
Diana Nelson – Embajadora de Australia en Perú
Nicole Heise – Ficus Perú
|10:15 a.m.||Current legislation and policies of NbS in Lima and Peru
|10:45 a.m.||Nature-based Solutions definition
Angela Andrade – Chair of the Commission of Ecosystem Management – IUCN
|11:15 a.m.||COFEE BREAK|
|11:45 a.m.||Urban Food Agenda (UFA) and NbS
Fernando Castro – FAO
|12:15 p.m.||Difficulties and constraints in the implementation of NbS in Lima – An experience of Ficus Peru
|12:45 p.m.||I-tree: A tool for urban forest monitoring and planning
US Forest Service
|2:15 p.m.||Discussion panel – NbS and the academic sector|
|3:15 p.m.||Videoconference from Australia – Redesigning cities. The importance of NbS for the city of Melbourne
Gobierno de la Ciudad de Melbourne – Rob Adams
|3:35 p.m.||Discussion panel – Challenges and opportunities for the implementation of NbS in Peruvian cities
Moderator: Diego Portugal Del Pino – CEM IUCN
- In February 2019, FAO presented the theoretical framework on the Urban Food Agenda in which 7 areas of work were established. Being objective 5 (CAS 5): Improving access to healthy food environments and green spaces in cities.
- In September 2019, 32 countries approved the Nature-based Solutions (NbS) Climate Manifesto, an effort led by China and New Zealand and supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which was held during climate week in New York.
- The existing regulations related to NbS in Peru, or similar terms such as Urban Natural Infrastructure, Urban Forests, etc. have still room to improve and to strength technical capacities at a national level.