MUNICIPAL SOLUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND SELLING FRESH FOOD PRODUCTS

In this framework, and following the targets established in the SDGs, especially in SDG 2: “Zero hunger”, different cities are betting on implementing programs that allow maintaining the cold chain, thus increasing farmers’ income and reducing the forced sale of products and waste. These are successful and innovative cases, which demonstrate how the action of […]

USING DATA PLATFORMS FOR LOCAL DECISION-MAKING

UNDP’s fourth learning event to share SDG solutions proposed by local governments was held on the 5th of October 2023 with an exchange between Prague in the Czech Republic, and Amman in Jordan on the topic ‘How to use data platforms for better local decision making’. Cities have been experimenting with data platforms for a while […]

LATIN AMERICA CITIES INNOVATE URBAN WASTE AND MOBILITY

Cities worldwide are facing new challenges in terms of waste management and how collecting waste collection impact on urban mobility. People and homes are changing the way they consume, increasingly producing household waste, specially packaging generated from home deliveries. The new habits imply the need for bigger disposal containers for plastic packaging and cardboard. Moving […]

CONNECTING FARMERS AND LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS – BUTUAN AND ROURKELA

The second UNDP SDG Local Action sharing exercise “Local Solutions Series” was conducted on August 2023. The event captioned how municipalities are “Connecting farmers and markets in local food systems” with the examples of Butuan, in the Philippines and Rourkela in India. Both cities are implementing innovative projects to increase farmers’ productivity and income while […]

A TALE OF TWO CITIES: KUMASI, KIGALI

Access to water, sanitation, and hygiene are key ingredients for the well-being of people, especially women and girls. Significant inequalities exist between urban and rural communities in the supply and consumption of clean water. Rapid urbanization in Africa has increased the population in slums where water shortage is one of the most acute challenges. Local […]