Nature-based solutions tackle deforestation
About 54 percent of Angolans are multidimensionally poor, 88 percent of whom live in rural areas where...
Reducing plastic pollution by tapping into systemic design
Asia and the Pacific
Plastics play a critical role in maintaining food quality, health and safety - and are cheap to produce. On the flip...
COVID-19 is an opportunity to bring services closer to people
Digitalising for transformative change
Bangladesh is a country of over 160 million people, most of whom live in remote rural areas. The nearest...
Improving mobility to cope with rapid urbanisation
In 2018, 70 per cent of Bolivians lived in urban areas, with projections showing a growth to 75 per cent...
Sustaining peace in uncertain times
Burundi and Tanzania
Following the coup attempt in Burundi in 2015, over 400 000 people fled the country, primarily to Tanzania. In...
Building sustainable societies through risk-informed planning
Small Island Developing States like Jamaica, Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands are highly vulnerable...
Expanding social protection during COVID-19
Expanded access to social protection is critical to address the many faces of poverty, inequality and...
Mapping Essential Life Support Areas
Costa Rica’s rich ecosystems provide a suite of life-sustaining services, from food provision to air...
Vulnerability to Climate Hazards Index helps build resilient communities
The Dominican Republic was ranked as the eleventh most vulnerable country to climate change in 2017 and as one of...
Investing in women's empowerment to accelerate the SDGs
Egypt has been a leader in the Arab world on SDG implementation through the region's first...
Groundbreaking data helps tackle child malnutrition
Green sukuk - financing the fight against carbon emissions
The momentum for climate action is a unique opportunity to unlock massive financial flows and generate...
Pollinator-friendly Ecosystems Revive Degraded Land
The majority of Kazakhstan’s total...
Addressing immediate needs and long-term development goals
Lake Chad Region
In the Lake Chad region, a combination of extreme poverty, climate change and violent conflict has put more than...
Supporting host-communities and crisis response efforts
In Lebanon the influx of refugees from the Syrian crisis has put significant strain on society and the...
Tackling COVID-19 in Libya means fighting a crisis upon crises
The conflict in Libya has left critical infrastructure and basic social services destroyed, and public...
New sources of data helps reach those furthest behind
Malawi is currently off-track in terms of achieving the SDGs and the objectives set forth in the Malawi...
New data sources help tackle COVID-19 and unlock sustainable development
Strengthening Roma women's political participation
Roma women and girls represent one of the most disadvantaged groups in the Republic of Moldova. Their exclusion is...
Supporting livelihoods and new tech to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic
In Nepal, more than 70 per cent of the economically active population is involved in the informal...
New partnerships and financial instruments help tackle COVID-19
The Government of Paraguay has taken swift action to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Focusing...
Tackling COVID-19 with nature and people at the center
In Peru, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the gaps in access to information and basic services,...
Country Support Platform helps empower persons with disabilities
Since Rwanda ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2008, progress...
New approaches to tap talent and tackle depopulation
Boosting peace and prosperity amid COVID-19
Powering social innovation to transform food systems in Thailand
Harnessing the power of young people to tackle COVID-19
Shifting the economic base from extractives to knowledge
Reviving the Aral Sea region
The Aral Sea used to be the source of life and livelihoods to millions of people. But due to mismanaged...