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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set a broad and ambitious programme for the world to achieve by 2030. With 17 Goals, underpinned by 169 Targets, the complex and integrated nature of the 2030 Agenda presents national governments with huge challenges for implementation. To assist countries, the OECD has developed a unique methodology allowing comparison of progress across SDG goals and targets.

Blue Peace in collaboration with the United Nations Capital Development Fund, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Geneva Water Hub (GWH), introduce an innovative way of financing transboundary and multi-sectoral water cooperation, by creating new ways to access financial capital through a Blue Peace approach. Ultimately leading to circular economies and stable societies.

In 2017/18 the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) undertook the first comprehensive review of micro-merchants in Bangladesh engaged in the retail sector, particularly in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) operating mostly in rural areas.

The People’s Report is an Alternate Report on the SDGs and includes 17 reports contributed to by more than 20 New Zealanders from different organisations. They share a commitment to a more just, equal and sustainable world and have individual or organisational perspectives on a particular goal or target. The reports vary in style and thinking, demonstrating the rich diversity of the sector, and work and focus of the organisations.

This publication introduces Water Sensitive Urban Design and discusses its benefits, with examples of integration in Viet Nam.

This brief provides insights on how gender responsive budgeting can help the transport sector in Viet Nam promote gender equality.

This report examines the opportunities for developing equitable and efficient means to manage water resources in the Dudh Koshi river system in Nepal.

This governance brief examines how innovation hubs, such as one in East Java, can help improve the delivery of basic public services in Indonesia.

This report presents the findings of an assessment on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) to improve food production and distribution in the People’s Republic of China.

This report provides analysis and policy recommendations on the investments needed in Indonesia’s agriculture sector to boost food security and enhance economic development.