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Regional Conference on Peri-Urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience

Year:  2017

Brief: The conference was organized on 18th and 19th September at New Delhi India, by GEAG and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia in collaboration with ACCCRN, UNICEF, India and School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India with the support of The Rockefeller Foundation. It examined various themes including urbanization, managing peri-urban spaces, maintaining critical natural resources, food-water-livelihood security of poor and marginalized communities, gender dimensions, political frameworks, and governance issues exacerbating due to the inevitable drift of cities into peri-urban.