Reseach and networking

RESEARCH AND NETWORKING PROJECTS

COST ACTIONS

 

URBAN ALLOTMENT GARDENS www.urbanallotments.eu

This four-year project funded under the COST programme focussed on urban allotment and community gardens, examining their social spatial, ecological and policy-related aspects across 26 countries. The main output was a book “Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe” published by Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Urban-Allotment-Gardens-in-Europe/Bell-Fox-Kamper-Keshavarz-Benson-Caputo-Noori-Voigt/p/book/9781138921092

Duration: 2012-2016; COST Programme

URBAN AGRICULTURE IN EUROPE

This four-year project funded under the COST programme focussed on urban agriculture, examining a range of economic, social and environmental aspects across 26 countries. The main output was a book “Urban Agriculture Europe” published by Jovis https://www.jovis.de/en/books/details/product/urban-agriculture-europe.html

Duration 2012-2016; COST programme

TOBEWELL: Tourism, Wellbeing and Ecosystem services

http://www.tobewell.eu

This project, funded under the CPOST programme brought together principles of ecosystem services (ES), which focus on life support systems, with more non-material services such as culture, health and wellbeing through tourism. It aimed to link research on wellbeing provided by ecosystems and their use via tourism, leisure and recreation activities.

Duration 2012-2016; COST Programme

GREENINURBS: Green infrastructure and urban forestry 

http://www.greeninurbs.com/

This four-year project funded under the COST programme focussed on urban green infrastructure and urban forestry, examining their social spatial, ecological and policy-related aspects across 26 countries. The main output was a book “The Urban Forest” Published by Springer http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319502793

Duration 2012-2016; COST programme