Promotion of the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) in Asia and the Pacific Promotion of the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) in Asia and the Pacific

The main objective of the 3R process in Asia is to integrate 3Rs and resource efficiency in the overall policy, planning and development, by sensitizing the local and national governments, private sector, industry and business groups (including SMEs), and civil society, in order to contribute the Outcome of Rio+20 – The Future We Want, 3Rs and resource efficiency are promoted as the basis for sustainable waste management. The objectives of the proposed Project are more explicitly the…

Countries: Brunei Darussalam , Cambodia , Indonesia , Lao PDR , Malaysia , Myanmar , Philippines , Singapore , Thailand , Viet Nam , Bangladesh
Donors: Japan
Status: Closed
Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) in Asia - Formulation of National EST Strategies vis-fi-vis Capacity Building for Soeio-economie Concerns

The main objective of the EST process in Asia is to integrate environmentally sustainable transport in the overall policy, planning and development, by sensitizing the local and national governments, the private sector, and civil society, in order to contribute and follow up the
 Outcome of Rio+20 – The Future We Want, SG’s High-level Panel on Transport, post-2015 Development Agenda/SDGs and other global processes. The immediate objective of the proposed project are more explicitly the…

Countries: Cambodia , Indonesia , Lao PDR , Philippines , Viet Nam , Bangladesh , India , Maldives , Nepal , Sri Lanka
Donors: Japan
Status: Closed
Bridging capacity gaps of select SIDS to achieve the 2030 Agenda

To support the establishment of essential building blocks for development of the Blue Economy in SIDS thereby assisting selected SIDS with bridging capacity gaps in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, with a particular focus on SDG 14

Countries: Jamaica , Saint Kitts and Nevis , Saint Lucia
Partners: ECLAC, ESCAP, ECA, UNDP, CARICOM, CROP
Status: Active
Accelerating the achievement of SDG7: Enhancing capacities and South-South cooperation in support of SDG7 review, follow -up and implementation

Buidling capacities of governments and other stakeholders for the implementation of the targets of SDG-7

Donors: China
Status: Active
Enhancing capacity of developing countries to achieve sustainable agriculture through the transfer of Juncao technology for alleviating poverty and promoting productive employment

Small-scale farmers in mountainous areas and in drought and desertification- affected regions of developing countries encounter constant challenges with respect to growing agricultural produce putting them at risk of not being able to get enough harvests to support their families’ livelihoods.  Lack of sufficient arable land to grow traditional agricultural produce, especially in mountainous areas and in regions experiencing drought, land degradation and desertification, compounds the…

Countries: Madagascar , Central African Republic , Nigeria , Lao PDR , Nepal , Melanesia , Papua New Guinea
Donors: China
Status: Active
Delivering on the promise of the SDGs / Stakeholder Engagement

Raise awareness and strengthen capacities of major groups and other stakeholders, in particular in developing countries, to effectively participate in the review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda on sustainable Development

Donors: EU
Status: Active
Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions:Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions: Achieving Water and Energy Sustainability and other SDGs in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Introducing best practices in Water and Energy Management as a vehicle for implementing sustainable development

Partners: Itaipu Binacional
Donors: Itaipu
Status: Active
Data collection methodology and tools for supporting the formulation of evidence-based policies in response to the challenge of population ageing in sub-Saharan Africa

The objective of the project is to develop a standard methodology to produce, analyze and deliver a database of harmonized indicators on the situation of older persons in Africa. The project is the starting point of a larger DESA initiative that aims to assist countries in collecting and analyzing data on older persons in order to more accurately monitor the changing situation of older persons during the implementation phase of the new 2030 Development Agenda. The project will conduct a…

Countries: Uganda , Kenya , Malawi
Partners: ECA
Status: Closed
Strengthening Capacity of Developing Countries to Increase Domestic Resource Mobilization for Investment in Sustainable Development

The project aims to support developing countries in protecting and broadening their tax base by strengthening the capacity of their National Tax Administrations and Ministries of Finance to effectively negotiate, implement and administer double tax treaties, as well as by strengthening their capacity to identify, assess and implement the most suitable instruments to protect and broaden their tax base. This will help improve the investment climate and combat tax evasion, and thus increase tax…

Partners: OECD, African Tax Administration Forum, Inter-American Center of Tax Adminsitrations
Donors: Netherlands
Status: Closed
Strengthening capacities of developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa to effectively produce and use population estimates and projections in policy-making for sustainable development

This project aims at building greater capacity in 17 African countries to produce, analyse and utilise population estimates and projections using state-of-the-art methods and tools in formal demography. It will also address analysis and dissemination of data through training and use of new information technology tools and platforms. Countries will participate in training activities based on their demand and their capacity to produce the necessary data for population estimates and projections…

Countries: Uganda , Burundi , Djibouti , Ethiopia , Kenya , Zambia , Cameroon , Gabon , Botswana , Namibia , Burkina Faso , Cabo Verde , Ghana , Mali , Niger , Nigeria , Senegal , Togo
Partners: ECA
Status: Closed