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NeighbourWoods - Advancing the Quality of Life and the Environment of European Cities Through Socially-inclusive Planning, Design and Management of Urban Woodlands
The main objective of the project was to develop tools to enhance the planning, design and prospective management of urban woodlands, applicable to the diversity of European contexts and inclusive of all stakeholders, so that the contribution such woodlands can make to the quality of urban life and the urban environment is improved. The immediate objectives of the study were:
The project objectives were as follows:
The main objective of the study was to provide an indicative, comparative insight in urban forest policy-making in Europe, as an overview of European urban forest policy-making seems to have been absent until now. The scientific objectives of the project were as follows: