The Connecting Nature Framework places the nature-based solution at the core of an interactive process. The process runs through three distinct phases of development for a nature-based solution: planning, delivery and stewardship. For more information about the framework, see the Connecting Nature Framework Guidebook 

Throughout each phase there are seven separate elements that cities and other entities need to consider to help them shape their individual nature-based solution:

Cities can choose to start with any element of the Framework process and consider the others in the order that suits their context. What emerges from the framework process is a comprehensive 360° overview of each stage of development of the nature-based solution. Reports on the implementation of the CN Framework in cities:

Or watch the video below to learn more about the Connecting Nature Framework, and how it can be used: