Oct 10, 2015Report of the ASEAN Regional Assessment of MDG Achievement and Post-2015 Development PrioritiesThis UNDP and the ASEAN Secretariat's joint report reviews the MDG experience in the region and outlines an ambitious policy agenda for ASEAN Member States as they transition from the MDGs to the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
May 28, 2015Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2014/2015The report Making It Happen assesses the state of progress on the Millennium Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific, and considers how we can move towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Sep 20, 2013Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2012/2013This report presents some perspectives on the post-2015 development agenda as part of the system-wide discussion initiated by the Secretary-General.
May 1, 2013MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 6: Tobacco ControlThis case study brief discusses multiple implications of tobacco use and production on MDG achievement by bringing a case or Myanmar and Bangladesh. It also discusses alternative cropping as solution for health hazards of the tobacco producers and of the environment and producers' income poverty.
Apr 23, 2013MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 5: Towards Food and Nutrition Security in BangladeshThis case study brief illustrates how a knowledge-based and inclusive approach can create a shared vision of food and nutrition security that results in national policies, and how the shared vision succeeded in fostering investments to support these policies. The Brief also aims to identify factors that contributed to the success of the National Food Policy Capacity Strengthening Programme.
Apr 23, 2013MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 4: Scaling up the Women’s Food Processing Home-industry in IndonesiaThis case study brief discusses the success of women processors group in a remote fishing village in Indonesia. Scaling up the home-made seaweed snack for national retails chains increased their income and created more jobs in remote village. Processed food also helps reducing the vulnerability of the poor to economic, food, and nutrition security as the processed food lasts longer and reaches more distant inland communities where high rates of poverty and malnutrition are observed.
Dec 18, 2012MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 3: Institutional Coordination and Integrated Decent Work Strategies for Poverty ReductionThis case study highlights the importance of coherent poverty reduction policies that target the different dimensions of the lives of people living and/or working under impoverished conditions. In this regards, it reviews an innovative poverty reduction policies and coordinate programme implementation through the formation of the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, Tim Nasional Percepatan Penganggulangan Kemiskinan (TNP2K).
Dec 18, 2012MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 2: HARITA - A Rural Resilience InitiativeThis case study brief is on Horn of Africa Risk Transfer for Adaptation (HARITA), an innovative project that offers a risk management package for farmers in Tigray, the northern most state of Ethiopia. The project broke new ground in the fields of food security, climate change resiliency and micro-insurance by addressing the needs of smallholder producers through an unusual, yet effective mix of risk reduction, drought insurance and credit.
Dec 18, 2012MDG 1 Case Study Brief no. 1: Target Interventions against Hunger and MalnutritionThis case study brief discusses the process and results of direct nutrition investments through school feeding programmes in India, building upon the experience of the Indian state Tamil Nadu.
Aug 24, 2012Accelerating Achievement of MDGs by Ways and Means of Economic and Social RightsThis publication is the result of more than a year of discussions and exchanges on a variety of themes centered on what UNDP regards as its core mandate: the human development agenda. As the 2015 target date for the MDGs is rapidly approaching, and as efforts are underway to “accelerate” progress on various targets and indicators around the world, the debate about global development goals has already moved towards looking beyond 2015.