Best Practices

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.

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

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.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, as the world reels from the compounded effects of lockdowns, travel bans, and the ensuing economic and food crises, the need for accurate and verified information is essential to combat the virus, and potentially lifesaving.

This case study present the demonstration of how the 5D World map can be used as a visual tool for addressing interlinkages. Taking advantage of the various areas of research of the students, the interlinkages among these areas were studied by using the 5D world Map.

Following decades of conflict, Afghanistan adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2004, nearly five years after they were launched, in looking to deliver the rights to dignity, freedom, equality, a basic standard of living, and freedom from hunger and violence to all its people.

In 2017, Azerbaijan produced its first Voluntary National Review (VNR), detailing the country’s efforts and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

During the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Bangladesh made impressive gains in areas like poverty alleviation, school enrollment, and child health, but as the nation transitioned to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it had fallen short on many of their targets as pockets of poverty l

As home to the world’s second-largest population, and the fastest-growing major economy, India’s scale ensures that it will have a significant impact on the outcome of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Indonesia volunteered to present its national review (VNR) at the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF). Indonesia’s first VNR centered on the theme of poverty eradication and improving prosperity (Goal 1).

As a developed nation with relatively high incomes, Japan’s path through the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was significantly different from that of developing nations. During the years of the MDGs, the country was a significant Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) contributor.

Malaysia’s New Economic Policy (NEP), introduced in 1970 to eradicate poverty and restructure societal imbalances, at the country on a course towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).