Situated among UNESCO-protected landscape and along 30km of coastline, Cascais is a municipality within the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. Over recent years, it has experienced large urban growth.
Cascais' nature-based solutions:
Cascais plan to implement community-based urban farms and gardens with active citizen engagement and sustainable practices, as well as introduce more accessible green corridors and habitats fostering pollinator biodiversity.
For more details on the Cascais Urban Plan, click on the detailed nature-based solutions map:
Read the deliverables related to the follower city implementation:
NBS business models
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