By integrating social, ecological, and economic perspectives, the assessment of ecosystem services (ES) provides valuable information for better targeting landscape planning and governance. This chapter summarizes different participatory approaches for assessing ES in urban areas of three countries. In Belo Horizonte (Brazil), a conceptual framework for the vacant lots ES assessment is presented as an attempt to integrate landscape, social, and political dimensions. In Leipzig (Germany), a.
|Title of host publication||Developing Eco-Cities Through Policy, Planning, and Innovation|
|Subtitle of host publication||Can It Really Work?|
|Editors||Isabel Sousa Rosa, Joana Corte Lopes, Ricardo Ribeiro, Ana Mendes|
|Place of Publication||Hershey PA, USA|
|Number of pages||37|
|ISBN (Print)||1799804410, 9781799804413|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|