Sugarcane production is an important activity and a major employer in the African agriculture, with an estimated six million people deriving their livelihood from the sugar industry. Given these contributions, any factor affecting the industry has an impact on the overall economy.
The dramatic reduction of HIV/AIDS infections in the 1990s placed Uganda at the global helm of fighting the dread epidemic by far. Today, however, the epidemic landscape has greatly changed, and HIV infections are on the rise again especially among young people.
The mining sector in Mongolia has expanded dramatically over the past 30 years, bringing along environmental and social consequences and negatively impacting the livelihoods of local communities and herders.
GRP is the eco-friendly guideline of international standards. The GRP is based on the:
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing causes financial losses and decline in fish catches, harms biodiversity, and facilitates transnational crime and threatening human security.
Most villagers around the Tonlé Sap lake rely on fishing activities to make a living, depending heavily on the seasonally flooded forests for fresh water, food, fuelwood and other essential natural resources.
Livestock husbandry is a global contributor of socio-economy well-being by ensuring food security nevertheless, highly vulnerable to Climate Change impacts. In Mongolia, massive amounts of livestock die as extreme weather strikes.
This report quantifies – and offers concrete evidence of – the co-benefits that can be obtained by implementing the climate agenda in coordination with the sustainable development agenda in Mexico.
The United Nations estimates that over one in ten people across the world do not have access to clean water. Hence, affordable, eco-sustainable methods for water collection are a major global challenge facing society today, especially in developing countries.
This case study focuses on Material Flow but pays particularly attention to Municipal Waste Management. The aim of strategy is to develop a sustainable society by making a circular Material Flow.
Antibiotics are life savers in the field of bacterial infectious diseases. However, several bacterial species are developing resistance against antibiotics, rendering an increasing threat to today’s clinical settings and public health.
City: Bac Ninh.
Country: Viet Nam.
Applied financing model: Provincial or city budget or Build and Transfer option through the land exchange for infrastructure investment from the private sector.
City: Bauang City.
Applied financing model: Public-private partnership (PPP).
City: Bitung City.
Applied financing model: National and local government budget and public-private partnership (PPP).