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Visionary Vancouver: creating a welcoming and sustainable place for all
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Vancouver, Canada

Visionary Vancouver: creating a welcoming and s...

The City of Vancouver has been awarded in 2012 the Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation in recognition of its Greenest City and housing affordability initiatives.

Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP)
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Cairo, Egypt

Participatory Development Programme in Urban Ar...

This project advises concepts and methods of participatory community development and grass roots based waste management in informal urban areas.

Recycling Initiative of Karak municipality, Jordan
Karak, Jordan

Recycling Initiative of Karak municipality, Jordan

A small project in Karak is making a significant shift towards more sustainable waste management in Jordan.

Friends and Neighbours - a community nature project
Cape Town, South Africa

Friends and Neighbours - a community nature pro...

The project aims to reconnect people with nature, build social capital and maintain and enhance ecosystem services.

Edinburgh Outdoors
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh Outdoors

Edinburgh Outdoors is a digital service launched in February 2013 providing a new way for locals and tourists to enjoy Edinburgh’s parks and green spaces.

Sustainability in The Hague neighbourhoods; participation in co-creation
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The Hague, Netherlands

Sustainability in The Hague neighbourhoods; par...

The Hague is harnessing the commitment, time and skills of citizens to help achieve its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. Practical support and grants for cooperative action at grassroots level are turning good ideas into reality across the city.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Nizamuddin Urban Renewal Initiative
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Delhi, India

Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Nizamuddin Urban Re...

The Urban renewal project taken up by the Aga Khan Foundation revitalizes and unifies various segregated heritage sites around Humayun's tomb and Sunder nursery.

Material recovery Facility at the New Delhi Railway Station
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New Delhi, India

Material recovery Facility at the New Delhi Rai...

The Chintan recycling project at the New Delhi Railway Station manages tons of unsorted garbage every day and enables waste-pickers to carry out their livelihoods in a clean and dignified work environment.

Edinburgh in Bloom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh in Bloom

By mobilising support and coordinating action, Edinburgh in Bloom is setting a new standard for conserving and enhancing historic and natural environments in imaginative and sustainable ways.