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Fast-Tracking the SDGs: Driving Asia-Pacific Transformations

This report explores six transformative entry points that can help the region achieve the SDGs, including in the context of efforts to respond to the pandemic. It highlights strategies deployed in…  


Sustainable Investment – Impact in Asia

The book examines the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a driver of significant transformation in the arena of sustainable investment and also how private capital can complement…  


Guidance Note: Leaving Poverty Behind

This guidance note introduces Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), and how MPI can serve as a policy tool to address these. It also offers guidelines to foster the uses of multidimensional poverty…  


A Review of Multidimensional Poverty Index and Uses in Asia-Pacific

This report shares country experiences with multidimensional poverty measurement and the MPI in UNDP programme countries in Asia and the Pacific.  


Cleaning Ulaanbaatar’s air

Mongolia's capital city has the most hazardous air on earth, and the health costs are staggering.  


How can we all hear that the world is on fire?

How UNDP's Green Commodities Programme builds safe spaces to tackle climate change.  


No more 'make, take and dispose'

Promoting the benefits of a circular economy.  


Fiscal Transfers in Asia: Challenges and opportunities for financing sustainable development at the local level

This report summarizes experiences in fiscal transfers in Asia and makes key recommendations to help improve resourcing, design and administration of various fiscal transfer instruments for making…  


Creating a market for sustainable cashmere

Connecting nomadic Mongolian goat herders to an international market.  


Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Management and Agroecology Practices

Good practices from SGP support to community organizations to use approaches, techniques and methodologies in line with the principles of agroecology and climate-sensitive land resources management.  

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