Best Practices

Over two-thirds of households in India still rely on traditional biomass for cooking.

Floods highly impact rural communities, especially those living on river banks whose livelihood is highly dependent on agriculture and farming.

Poor terrain conditions as result of climate change, made it hard for farmers to cultivate their land during the dry season.

High reliance on agrichemicals poses several threats to farmers and food systems: health problems, caused by prolonged exposure to the chemicals and residuals in food; financial uncertainties, due to rising prices and due to the fact that farmers mostly depend on middle

The transboundary Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basins provide for food, water, and energy to a very large population. However, unregulated infrastructure developments, unsustainable land use practices, and climate change pose a threat to the river system.

Also known as the “rice bowl” of Viet Nam, the Mekong Delta experiences seasonal variations in water quality and availability, with floods in the wet season and water scarcity and high salinity in the dry season.

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.

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.

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.