Amsterdam invests more than 3 million this year in greening of public space. Other will increase this amount to more than 10 million.
This year, in addition to the municipality, including committees, schools, retailers and the Schiphol Fund contribute to the greening of schoolyards. The city region invests in upgrading and greening of the mill yard on the edge of the westerpark and the green growth fund takes a large part of the Zuidas and Waternet will invest in the Martin Luther King park.
Some other projects that are financed this year:
Green connection Vondelpark-Rembrandt park (€ 310,000 in collaboration with Board committees)
Fruit-and Plukbos in North (€ 120,000 in collaboration with Urban Greeners, Doen Foundation, Duurzaam Doen and the city Almere)
Bees sections in North and South (€ 75,000 in collaboration with its committees and green growth fund Zuidas)
Greening facade on the Nieuwmarkt in the livingcomplex for elderly Fairuz (€ 12,000 in collaboration with Governing Committee)
At the beginning of april the green agenda was presented by the college. It states that every Amsterdammer within minutes can be in a green environment by more green in the neighborhood, better city parks and more accessible nature in the city. By spreading of green around the city the quality of life and the business climate will be improved.
The green agenda will be discussed after the summer in the City Council.