Best Practices

The Land Development Department of Thailand (LDD), uses space applications to support the country’s agricultural sector in many ways, including surveying soil classification for agricultural planning, and for agricultural land census.

Similar to coral reefs and seagrass, mangroves are extremely biodiverse ecosystems that are critical as nursery grounds for many marine species, including those essential to global fisheries.

The capacity of mangroves to mitigate extreme climate events became apparent after the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.

Marine reserves are protected areas according to Spanish fisheries legislation, whose main objective is the regeneration of fishery resources and the maintenance of traditional artisanal fisheries in the area.

The Maya population in Belize, like millions of Central Americans, decides when to cut, burn, and plant their crops based on experience as to when seasonal rains will begin, and misjudgements can be catastrophic (Rodríguez et al., 2015).

The Misool Marine Reserve protects a complex and extremely biodiverse coral reef system in South Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Raja Ampat is an epicentre of marine biodiversity, with 1,632 described species of fish.

The development of low-carbon transport models and sharing mobility are central to transforming carbon-intensive urban transportation systems and an important step towards achieving overall sustainable urban development.

This National Action Plan (NAP) in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Mozambique considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks.

To help address the challenges of drought monitoring, Mongolia became the first pilot country for ESCAP’s Regional Drought Mechanism.

With the water sector moving towards smart city integration, internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence, and the data economy, blockchain technology can provide a future-proof, integrated foundation for water utilities.

The purpose of this national climate change finance assessment (the Nauru Case Study) is to assist the Government of Nauru (GoN) make informed decisions on measures to improve access to and management of climate change resources. 

The Pacific experiences detailed in this booklet are organised in terms of their relevance to the seven pillars of the Pacific Climate Change Finance Assessment Framework (PCCFAF).

In 2007, a group of university students became increasingly aware of the excessive amount of photocopy paper wasted by people using only one side of the paper.

After the civil war, Cambodia has experienced high deforestation rates caused by illegal logging and unsustainable practices. Community forestry, a model of forest management that puts local communities at the centre of decision making, can accelerate reforestation.

Powwater is a social business, selling customizable reusable water bottles, coffee mugs, and tumblers, while reinvesting the proceeds into sustainable clean water projects around the world.