SDG7 Affordable and Clean Energy

Low-carbon Transport for Development: Trends and Recommendations for Islamic Development Bank Member Countries

The importance of transport to the global economy cannot be overemphasized. Mobility of people and goods remains vital for economic development and personal well-being of communities and nations. As the global human population increases, increased need for mobility

Role and Financing Opportunities of Energy Solutions in Selected Agriculture Value Chains

The specific objectives of the assignment were to conduct a desk study and consultations to prepare a long list of appropriate technologies in the value chains, use necessary selection criteria to identify the most relevant technologies through consultations and field visits, conduct indicative financial analysis of potential technologies (twelve), develop reference manuals for entrepreneurs, BFIs and service providers, validate the manuals and findings through workshop and finalize the materials.

World Environment Day

On March 15, China announced that it will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with the theme of air pollution.

Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. World Environment Day 2019 will urge governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, and improve air quality in cities and regions across the world. 

Documenting the value of participation in Asia and the Pacific to achieve the environmental dimensions of the SDGs

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes the need for inclusive participation and effective stakeholder for the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2019, the theme of the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) and of the 6th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) will be “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.

Asia LEDS Partnership Online Training Curricula

The curricula in this section were developed by the Asia LEDS Partnership in response to members’ requests to have access to current and concise guidance in one location for LEDS practitioners working in Asia. These curricula comprise a synthesis of freely available online materials from a wide range of source organizations, with attention given to selecting training resources that help to answer key questions on “how to” advance LEDS action in Asia.

Green Growth Video Series

Green Growth is a policy focus for the Asia and Pacific region that emphasizes environmentally sustainable economic progress to foster low-carbon, socially inclusive development. Green Growth is a globally relevant approach to sustainable economic growth that was developed in Asia.