Transforming Development Planning at a Landscape-scale

Mar 16, 2016

Over the past decade, we’ve seen community-company development conflicts increase, often over issues like water access and impacts. We also know that if we are to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) we’ll need new planning models that take account of cumulative impacts.  In response to these needs and challenges, the Global Agenda Council on the Future of Mining and Metals (along with the Nature Conservancy and RESOLVE) has published Blueprints for a Greener Footprint. We are pitching landscape-scale planning as a tool to help achieve the SDGs.  Please share it widely in your networks.

Check out  a blog post from lead author, Bruce McKenney of TNC, on landscape-scale planning: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/03/the-best-laid-plans-are-the-big-ones

To listen to RESOLVE Podcasts on landscape-scale planning, visit: https://soundcloud.com/resolveradio, and particular, our interview with Bruce McKenney: https://soundcloud.com/resolveradio/bruce-mckenney-interview 

For more information on the RESOLVE’s work on landscape-scale planning, visit: http://solutions-network.org/site-gemmx/

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