This write-up analyses how urban forests and green roofs can be cost-effective and durable methods to reduce the damage from urban floods – an increasingly common disaster in Indian cities.
Urban forests are difficult to plan and maintain because it competes for sparingly available land. How can we accommodate urban forests and also ensure development? This framework allows urban forests to be planned and developed in a growing city.
Maintaining urban forests is a costly proposition. Municipalities can use these 5 ways to finance urban forests in India and make it economically sustainable.