Best Practices

The Pacific experiences detailed in this booklet are organised in terms of their relevance to the seven pillars of the Pacific Climate Change Finance Assessment Framework (PCCFAF).

In 2007, a group of university students became increasingly aware of the excessive amount of photocopy
paper wasted by people using only one side of the paper. To reduce this waste, they developed a way to

After the civil war, Cambodia has experienced high deforestation rates caused by illegal logging and unsustainable practices. Community forestry, a model of forest management that puts local communities at the centre of decision making, can accelerate reforestation.

Powwater is a social business, selling customizable reusable water bottles, coffee mugs, and tumblers, while reinvesting the proceeds into sustainable clean water projects around the world.

A high rate of deforestation combined with an intense use of fertilisers had made the soil around the city of Deniyaya infertile and unproductive. Farmers were not acquainted with organic agricultural practices, which they feared would impact the size of their yield.

While innovation and technology can accelerate climate change mitigation and curb greenhouse gas emissions, levels of acceptance of new ways of doing things remain low among traditional societies.

The cost of electricity generated from renewable energy sources can be conceptually split into cost of electricity generation equivalent to that from conventional energy sources and the cost for environmental attributes.
While RICE continues to invest in its core strengths of genetic improvement and natural resources management, it will expand its scope to cover rice value chains from producer to consumer and diversified farming systems.

Managing water resources in an equitable and sustainable manner in the context of climate change can be arduous in the Mekong region, especially in times of water scarcity.

The SDG India Index, 2018 offers critical insights into the status of SDG adoption and implementation in India.

In 2014, the Republic of Korea (ROK) created a non-governmental organization (NGO) that was given special consultative status under the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

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.

The case study aims to provide a future reference on SDGs contribution as: (1) Achieve food security and promote sustainable agriculture that aims for zero hunger in the future; (2) Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns; and (3) Adapting farming for climate change that aims to ta