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    A group of men planting mangroves in Sri Lanka

    Resilient habitats

    It's good to be prepared for change. From climate change to rapid urbanisation, communities can cope better with challenges and adversity through the adoption and implementation of resilience measures to protect their human, economic and natural assets.

    Take a closer look at our best practices

    • Land Life Company
      Building a Green Refugee Camp, Land Life Company | Cameroon
      Strengthening communities with sustainable living

      Land Life Company's project has provided environmentally sustainable shelters and cooking alternatives at a refugee camp in Cameroon, while protecting the environment through reforestation.

      Land Life Company website
    • Planet Indonesia
      Conservation Cooperatives, Planet Indonesia | Indonesia
      A community-led approach to conservation

      Planet Indonesia's conservation initiative works to protect vulnerable ecosystems through village-led partnerships in rural communities.

      Planet Indonesia website
    • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
      Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus, FAO | Kenya, Uganda
      Peaceful cross-border and inter-community coexistence

      The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) facilitates peaceful inter-community co-existence through cross-border resource sharing mechanisms, livestock coordination and natural resource management.

      FAO website
    • Seacology
      The Sri Lanka Mangrove Conservation Project, Seacology | Sri Lanka
      Communities work to conserve mangroves

      Seacology trained almost 12,000 women and young people about sustainable livelihoods and microloans in exchange for their leadership in community mangrove conservation co-operatives.

      Seacology website
    • The Buoyant Foundation and the University of Waterloo
      Vulnerable in Vietnam, The Buoyant Foundation Project at the University of Waterloo | Vietnam
      Enhancing flood resilience

      The Buoyant Foundation Project at the University of Waterloo promotes sustainable flood mitigation strategies like ‘Amphibious Housing’, where homes can float up on rising floodwater.

      The Buoyant Foundation Project website

    Find out about the projects from our Untold Stories

    • Locals from Tanzania looking through binoculars in the Mbulu District
      Yaeda Valley Project, Carbon Tanzania | Tanzania
      Guaranteeing real forest conservation solutions

      Carbon Tanzania guarantees forest conservation, protects against deforestation and promotes climate change mitigation in the Mbulu District through the sale of carbon credits.

      Carbon Tanzania website
    • A man in Ghana running in the street in front of a wall painted with urban art
      Slum Up-grading Programme, UN-Habitat | Ghana
      Addressing sustainable urbanisation

      This collaborative project led by UN-Habitat in Ghana takes a grass-roots approach in improving urban living conditions by creating public spaces, paving streets, providing sanitation and waste disposal.

      UN Habitat website
    • A group photograph of people from Micronesia standing in front of a hut
      Ridge to Reef Conservation, TRCT | Federated States of Mirconesia
      Improving sustainable terrestrial and marine management

      Tamil Resources Conservation Trust (TRCT) promotes ridge-to-reef conservation by effectively managing natural resources, from planting trees to harvesting sea cucumbers.

      TRCT website
    • People gathered around a table looking at a map and plotting locations
      Doh Eain (Our Home) | Myanmar
      Improving livelihoods through heritage conservation

      Doh Eain (Our Home) preserves city heritage and public space projects, improving people’s livelihoods and supporting socio-economic growth across different neighborhoods.

      Doh Eain website

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