Contextualised information is provided on policy developments, research results and key lessons. The resulting evidence base includes figures and monetary values showing the relative cost-effectiveness of NBS, and exploring how they support policy implementation. Policy recommendations and knowledge gaps are also highlighted to support the strengthening of strategies and practical action for the uptake of NBS, to deliver targeted and efficient interventions to help solve societal challenges in Europe and beyond.
Source: Naumann, S., Calfapietra, C., Freitas, T., Bulkeley, H., Vandewoestijne, S., Whiteoak, K., Wild, T., & Vojinovic, Z. 2020. Nature-based solutions - State of the art in EU-funded projects. Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (European Commission).