Social learning - dialogues and a participatory toolkit for the water, energy and food nexus: learning together to promote a better future
This Guide provides different tools to promote an improvement in social participation and the enlargement of the repertoire of practices to improve dialogues, engagement and co-responsibility, establish links of trust, manage and solve conflicts and jointly find socially and technically acceptable solutions. There is a special focus on the Participatory Geographic Information Systems (PGIS) approach, due to its high potential to attract and engage citizens on a multilevel scale and produce new local knowledge with new analysis and visualization possibilities. A special focus is given to the approach of Participatory Geographic Information Systems (PGIS), due to its potential to engage citizens in a multilevel scale and several applications with new possibilities for analysis and data visualization. This approach is innovative and adaptable to a variety of areas inside urban sustainability topic, such as disasters management, ecosystem services, mobility, perceived environmental quality, access to basic resources and so many others.