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An integrated approach for eco-restoration of Sembakkam Lake, Chennai, India

Location: Chennai Duration: Ongoing March 2018 to September 2023 Typology of Solution: Lake Restoration Scale of the project: City About the project: The Sembakkam project is trying to restore a degraded urban lake which was affected due to disposal of solid waste and untreated wastewater which led to eutrophication and ecological damage of the lake....

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The Chennai Urban Farming Initiative

to help them grow nutritious greens and vegetables until they are able to sustain on their own. Setting up the gardens on rooftops, wherever possible, the project is also contributing to cooling down the buildings offering greater thermal comfort for the beneficiaries. The project is primarily driven by increasing community resilience and social benefits, creating...