Best Practices

In early April 2020, tropical cyclone Harold, a severe category 5 cyclone, hit countries within the Pacific region, causing major damage and widespread destruction.

Bangladesh’s leaders focused their efforts on poverty reduction during the years of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). In doing so, they achieved the goal of bringing the portion of its society living in poverty below 29%.

Malaysia created the National SDG Council as part of the National Action Committee in December 2016,
to provide leadership for the country’s programs on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The

During the years of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Pakistan kept those efforts separate from their development work. The MDGs were viewed as a UN-driven program that would only be complied with via quadrennial progress reports.

Sri Lanka made great strides through its efforts in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), but many challenges remained at the outset of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Established in 2002, Timor Leste is a Southeast Asian nation that has been designated as a Least Developed
Country (LDC), as well as one of the 37 Small Island Developing States (SIDS). In September 2015, the

The 2019 cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ was one of the severest cyclones, in the past two decades, to hit the Bay of Bengal, affecting around 100 million people in South Asia. The cyclone travelled from India's Andaman Islands to Mount Everest in Nepal.

This project investigates the implementation and operation of the National Minimum Wage Act, 9 of 2018 through a qualitative small-scale study of the domestic work and garment sectors in South Africa.

This case study offers an overview of approaches to the design of community engagement programmes and highlights key challenges and success factors.

Community engagement is essential to ensuring the sustainability of mini-grid projects and enabling communities to reap the full benefits of electrification, including improved livelihoods, health benefits, new employment opportunities, empowerment of women, and more.

The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), in Thailand, used space applications to combat COVID-19, in particular to enable policymakers to utilize COVID-19 related data.

The Land Development Department of Thailand (LDD), uses space applications to support the country’s agricultural sector in many ways, including surveying soil classification for agricultural planning, and for agricultural land census.

Similar to coral reefs and seagrass, mangroves are extremely biodiverse ecosystems that are critical as nursery grounds for many marine species, including those essential to global fisheries.

The capacity of mangroves to mitigate extreme climate events became apparent after the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.