Nature-Based Solutions Database  

Connecting communities around the world to share local solutions that work!

What is the Solutions Database?

Five continents, 500+ communities and thousands of ideas. Explore our Solutions Database to learn how outstanding local communities and indigenous peoples around the world are making possible the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through nature-based actions.

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ZIMSOFF is an organization of 19,000 small-scale farmers, and growing, that promotes agroecology and strengthens the power of smallholder farmers to reduce poverty and improve their standard of living.…

Women restored degraded lands restored through sustainable agriculture, business enterprise livelihoods, increased household income and capacity building of lead farmers led to a CBO formation.…

WEM-RIC works with its 42,000 women members to conserve agrobiodiversity and enhance local food security and nutrition through sustainable agriculture and microenterprise development.…

We provide opportunities for human wildlife coexistence through sustainable "Elephant Aware" agriculture, conflict resolution and elephant themed enterprise, contributing to an "Elephant Economy".…

We promote cultural identity and sustainable resource management by building communal businesses that result in economically resilient communities.…

Unites small scale farmers to empower them with skills to self manage and gainfully carry out sustainable agriculture and lobby for favorable markets, policies, partnerships and infrastructure.…

TRIPNET has empowered forestdependent Karen indigenous people to take an active role in the sustainable management of their forests and natural resources through on-the-ground initiatives and advocacy…

Through innovative carbon credit financing, over 7,000 families in rural Brazil have adopted efficient cookstoves, resulting in cleaner homes, reduced fuelwood use, and lower greenhouse gas emissions.…

This Project combined community awareness creation on climate change, training and implementation of actual mitigation strategies and skills for youth empowerment.…

The Zabalo Turtle Project has served to rescue the regional population of the important Amazon River Turtle, while also providing a solid economic and cultural incentive for indigenous conservation.…

The Sanctuary has used a combination of public/private partnerships and grassroots inclusion to prove that marine protected areas can work in the Caribbean.…

The Reefs for fish to enhance the marine fishery resources for the livelihood of the fishing community. It will enrich coastal biodiversity and there will be continuous fish stock available in the reef.…

The PWSN is a grassroots organization in Nepal which plays the role of motivator to empower the excluded community to establish an independent, just and equal society by using of local resources.…

The project has fostered Climate Change Adaptation and Reduced the Impact of Disaster of Danuwar (fishermen) communities in Kamala river basin through Mobilization of water, forest and land resources.…

The project has fostered Climate Change Adaptation and Reduced the Impact of Disaster of Danuwar (fishermen) communities in Kamala river basin through Mobilization of water, forest and land resources.…

The project has employed warriors, empowered women and developed innovative community-based initiatives, including conservation payments, to successfully reduce lion killing and improve conservation.…

The organization was set up to improve access of quality seeds to the farmers so as to ensure food security and developing a sustainable agriculture because of vanishing traditional land races.…

The Ngara Ekil were able to increase the number of taro cultivation in Ngardmau State and enabled the community to access new and sustainable livelihood opportunities around taro cultivation.…

The Laikipian is a youth movement that believes in creativity and vastness of thought to create sustainable conservation solutions from an African perspective!…

The initiative targeted vulnerable groups, women, youths and veterans facing the realities of climate change and degrading forests resulting in dwindling agricultural produce and loss of livelihood.…