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Social innovation

  • 2021
  • Social innovation
  • Local development
  • 2021
  • B.Sless; C.Burlando; E.Pisani; L.Secco; N.Polman

This paper explores the contested concept of social innovation by using the ideas of discourse and framing as a lens to explore the contested definitions of social innovation.


A preliminary exploration of a contested concept

EU Blueprint on Green Care

  • 2021

Find out more by reading this Green4C publication about EU Blueprint on Green Care: Nature for Health, Well-being and Social Inclusion.

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Nature for Health, Well-being and Social Inclusion

How can National Forest Funds catalyse the provision of ecosystem services

  • 2021

National Forest Funds (NFFs) are a significant source of funding for the forestry sector. In this paper, we analysed three NFF case studies (Costa Rica, Morocco, and Vietnam) in order to assess, with operational examples, if and to what extent NFFs already operate on Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) or PES-like mechanisms.


National forest funds and Payments for Ecosystem Services in Costa Rica, Morocco and Vietnam.

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