Best Practices

Sugarcane production is an important activity and a major employer in the African agriculture, with an estimated six million people deriving their livelihood from the sugar industry. Given these contributions, any factor affecting the industry has an impact on the overall economy.

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.

This report quantifies – and offers concrete evidence of – the co-benefits that can be obtained by implementing the climate agenda in coordination with the sustainable development agenda in Mexico.

Nepal is a mountainous country highly susceptible to a range of geophysical and hydro-meteorological hazards including earthquakes, floods, landslides, lightning and droughts.

Guyana is extremely susceptible to hydro-meteorological hazards such as flooding and droughts which often have a devastating impact on the country’s primary industry – agriculture.

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 Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS), launched by the Republic of Korea in February 2020, enables the hourly monitoring of air pollution levels for almost 20 countries in Asia.

In Turkey’s Western Anatolia, unprecedented funds are committed to the development of geothermal resources and energy infrastructure. Deep geothermal energy projects, in particular, grew in size and number in the last 15 years.

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 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.

Indonesia case studies in LANDMARC and TIPPING+ project will focus on the scientific assessment of decarbonisation processes through biogas and compost, and policy engagement to enable clean-energy transition in coal- and carbon-intensive regions like Indonesia.

In early April 2020, tropical cyclone Harold, a severe category 5 cyclone, hit countries within the Pacific region, causing major damage and widespread destruction.