Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friends of the Colima River

By Dawna Pachkowsky ~ ~ Like most urban sustainability initiatives, citizen participation is an essential component for the success of management of the river systems in Colima, Mexico. For this reason, el Instituto de Planeacion para el Municipio de Colima … Continue reading

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The Green Dividend of Social Sustainability

Freya Kristensen is the most recent addition to our Affiliated Researcher Program.  A PhD candidate in the department Geography at Simon Fraser University and a researcher with the SFU Centre for Sustainable Community Development, her work examines how international municipal … Continue reading

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Food garden guidelines for schools available online

By Amanda Botes ~ ~ Imagine Durban with support from Sustainable Cities International has developed a short guideline manual to assist schools with establishing food gardens in Durban, South Africa. Success factors for starting and maintaining a school food garden … Continue reading

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Including citizens in the planning and design of public spaces: Successes and Challenges in Colima, Mexico

By Michael Vieira ~ ~ In Mexico, the Institute of Planning for the Municipality of Colima or el Instituto de Planeación para el Municipio de Colima (IPCo), recognizes the value and strength of the citizen with regard to sustainable approaches … Continue reading

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