Biodiver_City San José - Establishment of Interurban Biocorridors - 18_IV_082 - 10245 - Internationale Climate Initiative (IKI)

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Biodiver_City San José - Establishment of Interurban Biocorridors

As of: September 2019

Objective and activities

The Project aims to promote the interurban bio corridor concept into sustainable urban planning by MINAE, SINAC, the municipalities of the GAM and other relevant stakeholders on national and municipal level. Ecosystem-based urban planning will help to restore ecosystem services like water provision and regulation, urban microclimate and recreational spaces and improve the well-being of the whole urban population in the GAM. For this purpose the project focusses on these challenges: Aligning regulations, directives and instruments for urban planning to the interurban bio corridor concept integrating ecosystem services. Strengthening implementation and cooperation capacities of stakeholders responsible for interurban bio corridor management. Promoting exchange of experiences and establishment of strategic partnership on national and international level disseminating innovative approaches of integrating ecosystem services in urban development and interurban bio corridor management.

Project data

Costa Rica

Implementing organisation:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) - Costa Rica

BMU grant:
€ 2,000,000

11/2018 till 10/2021

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