Citizen participation: empowering city dwellers to make cities safer

Citizen participation https://www.eitfood.eu/projects/cultivating-engagement-a-citizen-participation-forum-on-vertical-farming
Citizen participation
There is no question that the built environment has an important effect on perception of security. Urban interventions to foster security are appealing for their simplicity and may be effective for surface-level problems. However, the success of public policies or transformations of the physical space can be short-lived if they are not accompanied by actions aimed to the restoration of the social tissue. The roles of city dwellers and city-scale policies have been re-evaluated as necessary to provide safety for all. The implementation of BSFS has given way to several observations on these subjects that are presented here.
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