Ghent

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Ghent is a dynamic and innovation-oriented city, experimenting original solutions in sustainability governance, and aiming at pioneering green-infrastructure development, ethical and sustainable consumption and business models, ecosystem services valuing, and social cohesion and participation.

Gent is een dynamische en innovatieve stad, waar geëxperimenteerd wordt met originele aanpak van het model voor duurzaamheidsgovernance. De stadsorganisatie van Gent wil een pioniersrol op zich nemen op het vlak van de ontwikkeling van groene infrastructuur, business modellen voor ethische en duurzame consumptie, het waarderen van ecosysteem diensten, het bevorderen van sociale cohesie en burgerparticipatie.


Crowdsourcing in Ghent

This map helps locate projects, initiatives and institutions related to participatory and sustainable urbanism.

You can zoom in and out (it’s not just Ghent!)

Everyone is welcome to add items on the map! You can do that in two ways:

1) By enlarging it (top right button) and logging in to Google Maps, if you have a Google account and you are familiar with Google Maps.

2) By sending us a note with the project/initiative/institution you would like to add, and we’ll be happy to do it for you. Suggest a project or a crowd lab!


Ghent official documents and initiatives

Ghent Climate Plan 2008-2020

EU Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

REGent

Ghent Bio-Economy Valley

UGent Sustainable Energy Technologies – SET

Ghent Living Lab

Ghent toward a sustainable city 

Transitie UGent 

De Commons in Gent 

Refill

Peerby

Timelab

Digipolis

Imec

Ruimte voor Gent

AppsForGhent

Interactive Cities

Sharefest Ghent 2013


Scientific references

(More scientific references in the resources page)

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