SDG1 No Poverty

Assessing the impact of COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific and designing policy responses: An Excel-based model

COVID-19 is an unprecedented socio-economic crisis and calls for unprecedented policy responses. Asia-Pacific region is no exception.

In this context, an Excel-based model is developed to help countries ensure effective policy design and to align policy responses with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The model produces a snapshot of the socio-economic situation facing the country/territory, and allows simple policy scenarios to be studied.

Are Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region Initiating a "Green Recovery"? What More Can Be Done?

The direct and indirect impacts of the “COVID-19 shock” on the Asia-Pacific region have unfolded rapidly, varied widely by country and continue to affect economies. In response, the majority of Asia-Pacific governments have taken strong and innovative COVID-19 response measures to support their poorest, especially in job creation. But how “green” have these measures been? Have any countries in the region accelerated their plans and finance for acting on climate change, as part of a “green recovery”?

Assessing agroforestry practices and soil and water conservation for climate change adaptation in Kenya: A cost-benefit analysis

This study was carried out under the Integrating Agricultural Sectors into National Adaptation Plans programme, with the aim of capacity building, generating evidence-based results for selecting adaptation options, and informing adaptation policy dialogues on adaptation in agriculture.
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International Webinar on Sustainable Private Sector: Social Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Webinar Objective

This free, English language webinar will give the floor to speakers representing social enterprises and organizations that support the development of social business and social entrepreneurship, especially in the context of youth. They will share their experiences, accomplishments, lessons learned, designs for the future, and best practices.

International Webinar on Sustainable Private Sector: Social Business and Social Entrepreneurship


Webinar Objective

This free, English language webinar will give the floor to speakers representing social enterprises and organizations that support the development of social business and social entrepreneurship, especially in the context of youth. They will share their experiences, accomplishments, lessons learned, designs for the future, and best practices.

The Protection We Want: Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

Countries in Asia and the Pacific need to extend social protection coverage for all. Doing so would help them build back better after the COVID-19 pandemic. It would also help them tackle a range of compounding challenges arising from population ageing, migration, urbanization, technological advancements, disasters and climate change.

Yet, as this report finds, social protection systems in the region are riddled with gaps.

Daffodil International University: SDGs in Higher Education

As an institute of higher educational, Daffodil International University (DIU) in Bangladesh is committed to respond to the universal call for the SDGs and has been taking actions to comply with the United Nation’s endeavors and to support the Government of Bangladesh for the achievement of desired outcomes under the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.