Landscape-ecological planning in urban and peri-urban area
Develop and test usable methods for valuation selected ecosystem services at the local and regional level, and promote their incorporation into the spatial planning process and in the broader decision making process in Slovakia.
- Review of key national regulatory frameworks, planning and strategic documents in the research area
- Test of several approaches of ES assessment, development of new methods contributing to spatial and urban planning
- Regularly organized meetings, active work with stakeholders, raised public awareness
- Positive feedback from the potential users of new methods.
- Policy recommendations.
Results and proposed actions should be implemented by local authorities, regional authority, partly also by Ministry of Environment.