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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The initiative is the capacity building, training and certification of organic agricultural projects among vulnerable population groups and small planters in the Republic of Mauritius.…

The initiative is a simple and local response to support the promotion and adoption of alternatives to use of synthetic chemicals in horticultural productions for the purpose of protecting environment…

The Centralized Framers Association is a communitybased association in Mondragon, Northern Samar Philippines adopting social fencing as a strategy in managing and protecting a local conservation area…

The Bwabwata landscape, which is home to an indigenous community with unmatched resilience, who have resisted landgrabs, foreign wars, injustices and alienation from their land - to champion change.…

The BASFFA sustained an alternative livelihood in their community out of protecting their marine habitat and resources.…

Successful propagation and planting of several rare species (Taxus chinensis, Podocarpus pilgeri, and Cupressus funebris) by the ethnic minority community in the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark…

Strong Roots combines scientific tools with indigenous knowledge in order to conserve Great Apes, improve human well-being, and combat climate change.…

Strengthening rural livelihoods and ensuring food security through agro biodiversity conservation and connecting small and marginal farmers to the organic market.…

Some home aquarium fisheries drive local economies and environmental protectionism in regions where collection takes place. The Rio Negro Fishery meets all 17 of the UN Sustainability Goals.…

SAT works with small-scale farmers face-to-face, in a holistic way, to facilitate, exchange and refine agroecological methods through dissemination, application and research, to strengthen livelihoods…

Reviving a traditional and cultural farming practice in their community to bring the younger generation back to their village as well as addressing land degradation.…

Reinforcing indigenous agrobiodiversity and cultural identity in Tajik mountainous communities to contribute to SDG and to enhance their resilience and livelihoods in the face of climate change…

Providing Filipino nationals with essential skills to effectively and efficiently remediate, monitor and manage sustainable coral reef-based resource extraction for the prosperity of local communities…

Protection and conservation of more than a million of Amur falcons(Falco amurensis) through multi -prolonged strategy of awareness creation, strict enforcement and alternative livelihood opportunities…

Partnering with local communities, TPW implements an extremely ambitious, multi-faceted, and strategic model of community-driven conservation that creates win-win solutions for people and wildlife.…

PADETC, a training center promoting participatory processes for sustainable development under authoritarian Lao PDR, was founded in 1996 by Sombath Somphone as the first non-governmental organization.…

Over 15+ years Wildlife Works has established a successful model that uses the emerging marketplace for REDD+ Carbon Offsets to protect threatened 500,000+ acres of forests, wildlife, and communities.…

Our Livestock Guarding Dog Program prevents predator-livestock conflict in farming communities near protected areas in Botswana, reducing retaliatory killing of cheetah and other endangered predators.…

Our community-based social enterprises have empowered six ethnic minority groups to create sustainable and inclusive livelihoods, fostering harmonious co-existence between humans and nature.…

Oslob Whale Sharks operates grass roots marine tourism, swimming with whale sharks. OWS conserve whale sharks and provides livelihoods, food security and social inclusion to fishers and the community.…