Best Practices

During the years of the Millennium Development Goals, Bangladesh experienced a period of sustained
growth. This enabled the country to make good progress on related indicators, like the prevalence of

Traditional burning practices are common in agriculture to clear residue from the fertile peatlands before planting new crops. However, consisting of layers of decomposed organic materials, burning peatlands release greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.

As the second most populated country in the world, urbanization in India is taking place at a high rate. As a result, the country is dealing with a great housing shortage.

This case study documents insights on gender mainstreaming practices implemented in a large-scale agriculture development project with a climate change adaptation component in Western Province, Zambia.

The area around Toda Ladi in Jaipur was a wasteland, totally barren and uncultivable. Because of lack of vegetation and water scarcity, land degradation and desertification were on the rise.

The Global Partnership for Education is the only global fund solely dedicated to education in developing countries.

Established in 2002, GPE is the only partnership and fund that aims to

Grassroots Pantry is a restaurant and workshop in Hong Kong with a simple philosophy: to create food that heals, meeting the highest culinary standards and using fresh organic local produce wherever possible and plant-based ingredients. 

The idea of the Zero Baht Shop located in Bangok’s Prawet district is rather simple, yet highly impactful: a place where no money is needed, but recyclable goods can be exchanged for other useful items.

Bjorn Low is the co-founder of Edible Garden City (EGC), a social enterprise that runs urban farms in the densely-packed city of Singapore. The organization aims to improve the sustainability of local food systems by increasing local food production.

Bhutan, the land of Gross National Happiness, is creating renewable energy from animal waste, while reducing air pollution and increasing agricultural outputs, as it also reduces the labor necessary to power rural homes.

In 2013, Kim Lim, Suzanne Ling, and Lee Swee Lin, fellow students at University College Sedaya International (UCSI) in Malaysia, were working on a project which helped university students find volunteer opportunities helping refugees and special-needs schools.

Raising awareness of, and working on environmental and climate concerns is a collective effort in the ethnically diverse country.

The municipality of San Vicente in the Philippines incorporates twenty-two islands and islets that are home to diverse wildlife and twenty-four distinct ethnolinguistic groups.

The “Implementing A ‘Ridge to Reef’ Approach to Protect Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functions in Tuvalu (R2R Tuvalu)” project aims to maintain and enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services, sustain livelihoods, and improve resilience.