“Nepal Advances Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Cooperation with China”, the case study under the EbA South project, has been selected to feature in the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) recent publication “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development – Volume 2”, which was launched on the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, 12 September 2018, organised by UNOSSC and the Government of Argentina and attended by many government representatives.
The publication highlights how South-South and triangular cooperation can accelerate progress towards the implementation and achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With an aim to benefit developing countries seeking to scale up South-South and triangular cooperation initiatives, particularly in the widespread application of policies, strategies and programmes, the publication showcases over 100 good practices of notable solutions on how developing countries collaborate among themselves to address challenges through solidarity, peer-to-peer learning and collective self-reliance.
Presenting under the SDG 13 Climate Action, the EbA South case demonstrates the good practices in one of the project pilot countries, Nepal, on improving community resilience through watershed restoration, livelihoods improvement and long-term research. Collaboration with China, knowledge sharing with other developing countries are elaborated, along with long-term sustainability, participation of women and on-the-ground EbA interventions to address climate change challenges, among others, in the case.
The publication is available on: https://www.unsouthsouth.org/library/publications/ . It will also be translated into Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish languages so it could reach a wider audience. The translated publication will be launched at the Global South-South Development Expo which will take place in New York on 28-30 November 2018.