We ask climate change and biodiversity officer Jessica Kavonic about ICLEI Africa and they work they are doing in cities and urban planning.
About – ICLEI Africa
ICLEI’s Cities Biodiversity Center
ICLEI is the world’s leading association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development. ICLEI promotes local action for global sustainability, supporting cities to become sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, biodiverse, and low-carbon. ICLEI’s Cities Biodiversity Center, located in South Africa, offers cities a broad portfolio of supportive services, including: capacity development and up-skilling, technical advice, advocacy support, networking forums, profiling of achievements and conference organisation.
Our collaboration: Through their Urban Natural Assets (UNA) projects, ICLEI’s Cities Biodiversity Center encourages the sustainable use of regional biodiversity and ecosystem services, and works to improve human well-being, alleviate poverty and strengthen resilience among the urban poor.