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Nature-based solutions (NbS) for enhanced climate resilience of informal settlements: Honiara, Solomon Islands

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posted on 2023-06-18, 22:07 authored by Darryn McEvoyDarryn McEvoy, ata tara, Mittul VahanvatiMittul Vahanvati, Serene Ho, kim gordon, Alexei TrundleAlexei Trundle, erich wolff

This report provides a summary of the design, implementation, and outcomes of the SIDA-funded project ‘An integrated approach to strengthening climate action, improving the urban environment, and providing for more resilient settlements for the urban poor, focusing on the Koa Hill settlement in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The short-term project was administered by UN-Habitat and led by RMIT University, in partnership with Pacific Solomon Engineering and Consultancy Limited (PacSol) – a Honiara-based urban planning and engineering consultancy; and Kastom Gaden Association, a Solomon Islands horticultural NGO specialising in urban organic farming. Community engagement was supported by the local UN-Habitat office.