Best Practices

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 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.

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

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 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.

Hawaiʻi’s first statewide Voluntary Local Review assesses progress to date and provides 2020 benchmark data to inform decision-making, including on economic recovery, through the Aloha+ Challenge – Hawai‘i’s framework to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Experts at the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space of Indonesia (LAPAN) developed the LAPAN Hub COVID-19 to integrate sate