Greenbelt Natural Capital Global Cities Greenbelt Farming Success 

The Foundation undertakes or funds research and analysis to:

  • Contribute to the increased understanding of the Greenbelt, including its agricultural system, natural heritage system and rural economies
  • Enhance the implementation of the Greenbelt Plan and related plans and policies
  • Guide our activities as a grant-making organization  

Check out our latest report about the value of ecosystem services in the Greenbelt.


The following pages will assist you in navigating our research by interest/category.

Understanding and supporting the Greenbelt's diverse agricultural sector

Promoting the unique natural, recreational and cultural assets of rural communities

Protecting and enhancing the Greenbelt's natural capital assets for everyone to enjoy

Designing sustainable communities as places to live, work and play

Building climate-resilient communities for current and future generations

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