Best Practices

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of aspirational ideas that build on a set of tangible targets and indicators that provide the bedrock on which these ideas can be achieved.

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

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a diverse group of infectious diseases that affect more than one billion people in 149 countries with millions of others at risk.

The Maldives, an atoll island chain consisting of 1,192 islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, are at high risk from rising sea-levels with a maximum elevation of 2.4m above mean sea-level.

From 2015-2018, the City of Cape Town in South Africa underwent a severe drought resulting in a water crisis.

The GREEN-WIN project reviewed various cases of capacity building and knowledge improvement of rural livelihood in rural communities related to sustainable and low-carbon solutions. The cases described below were carried out by the social enterprise Development Alternatives Group, comprised of the Society for Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA), Society for Development Alternatives (DA), and their affiliates.

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 deep seabed, some 4,000 meters below the ocean’s surface, hides the last untouched reservoirs of mineral resources on Earth, a part of the global commons to be shared by all.

This case study reviewed the current approaches utilized to implement the inter-linkages in the context of the SDGs. These approaches are then applied in the context of implementing inter-linkages of the drivers and benefits of forest cover in Malaysia.

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.

Cambodia’s push for nation-wide disaster preparedness has been boosted with the installation of new water-level stations and engagement with communities in the flood-prone coastal provinces of Koh Kong and Sihanoukville.
LocalSim operates by replicating the road network. The system uses a guide map to trace odometers, the number of vehicles, the type of vehicles, and the number of lanes.

India has been making significant progress in responding to the demands of today’s cities by incorporating robust space technologies and GIS into the urban planning, transport management and traffic navigation techniques.