Greening Cities

Climate change is set to exacerbate existing inequalities across regions and negatively impact already-vulnerable populations: the urban poor will be hit the hardest by the unevenly balanced climate change impacts. More than 1 billion members of the global population are slum-dwellers: they are the poorest and most vulnerable to climate risks due to overcrowding, substandard housing and living conditions, and lack of housing rights, physical infrastructure, and access to services.
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The training guide responds to a condition that characterizes the sector related to the management of protected areas: the relatively low training of those in charge of urban conservation units, the park rangers. Additionally, the document presented may also be useful to teachers, the academic community, and in general, for any training event that is organized in order to strengthen the conservation initiatives of numerous institutions and organizations linked to environmental protection. and taking care of green areas in general.
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The guide provides information about tree planting process and presents a set of good practices for its management. The current regulations and laws are exposed, as well as a general description of the ecoregions and the natural characteristics of the AMA. It also includes thirty technical charts of native species recommended for the arborization with their technical features, as well as the particularities of each one regarding the uses, ideal location in urban areas and the maintenance and care required.
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This TOD Guide for Urban Communities shares the best practice guidelines in transit oriented development around the world. This publication summarizes 28 concrete design recommendations for transit oriented development. It also identifies seven steps that developers and authorities should follow in transit oriented development. The target audiences are real estate developers, public sector decision makers, researchers, and citizens searching for quality-of-life improvement.

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