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Natural Sciences

Urban Systems

UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Urban Group: contributing to sustainable urban development

Urban Systems

    Unsustainable city development continues at an alarming rate worldwide. The MAB Urban Group, launched in 2000, investigates biosphere reserves' contributions to sustainable urban development, and helps to develop the agenda for urban ecosystem research and policy-making within UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme. This web section notably allows members of the Urban Group to share information.



    Mr Peter Dogsé
    • Programme Specialist, Ecological Economics, Biosphere Reserves, Climate change mitigation and adaptation, Ecotechnie, Urban issues, Sultan Qaboos Prize, Arab region, Manager, UNESCO Intersectoral Platform on Climate Change
    Europe and North America Latin America and the Caribbean Africa Arab States Asia Pacific