AIPH Green City Briefings 2023: Feature City – Bogotá D.C., Colombia

April 11th 2023

This briefing features the winner of the 'Living Green for Biodiversity' category of the AIPH World Green City Awards 2022 – the city of Bogotá D.C., Colombia.

This webinar explores 'how understanding the ecology and encouraging biodiversity in a city benefits both people and nature.'

“The greening of Bogotá” is a public policy included in the District Development Plan 2020-2024: “A New Social and Environmental Contract for the Bogotá of the 21st Century”.

This webinar will feature the following speakers;

  • MC: Jennifer Rae Pierce (political ecologist and urban biodiversity planner, Senior Policy Analyst for the Province of British Columbia on food security and climate adaptation, is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on the topic of engagement in urban biodiversity planning, and she has an architecture degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University and a Master’s in Environmental Science and Policy from Central European University),
  • Dr Eric Sanderson (Vice President of Urban Conservation Strategy, The New York Botanical Garden),
  • Martha Liliana Perdomo Ramirez (General Director of the Botanical Garden of Bogotá).

In this webinar Martha presents the ‘The greening of Bogotá’ public policy and impact of the Urban Agriculture Program.

11th April, 2023

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (BST)

Online only (Webinar)

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