NetworkNature report on practical, research and innovation needs

This report on practical, research and innovation needs was prepared in the context of NetworkNature Work Package 3. The aim was to compile an evidence base for Nature-based Solutions (NBS), to be used to support the uptake and proliferation of NBS in planning, strengthening the practical application and contributing to realizing sustainable communities. The task tackled by this report on the collection of needs for NBS knowledge (T3.3) will determine R&I, policy and practitioners knowledge and knowledge- implementation needs which will be used towards the re-development of the EU Roadmap on Research and Innovation for NBS (MS5.1 and D5.1). The process for the development of this roadmap is summarised in figure 1 below, and this report presents the main results from the three highlighted activities (namely desk study, survey and dialogue on knowledge gaps