Case studies tagged with restoration

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CONEXUS – Restoring hydro-social systems in the Southern and Northern Borders of Bogotá

Planting Day in Borde Sur. Credits: Anny Merlo, 2023.

The Bogotá Life-Lab focuses on the challenges faced by urban-rural transition zones in the Southern and Northern borders of the city, whose settlements and strategic ecosystems have been negatively impacted by urban expansion processes. These territories grapple with an array of challenges related to informality and unplanned urbanisation, including land-use conflicts, socio-environmental risks resulting from local topography (e.g. settlements expanding onto mountainous and river slopes), and environmental degradation. As a result, the wellbeing and livelihood of inhabiting communities is...