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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CIBIC is an organization that has solved poaching and encroachments in Bwindi N.Park since 2012 its initiatives have supported over 10000 people in Ari-business enterprises and community tourism.…

Chimpanzee Trust promotes conservation of chimpanzees and environmental management for sustainable development.…

Ceibo is an indigenous-led NGO creating a model of indigenous resistance rooted in the defense of indigenous territory, cultural survival, and solutions-based alternatives to rainforest destruction.…

CCF has moved the world from ignorance and ambivalence of carnivore conservation challenges to a broad understanding of how they help balance ecosystems to benefit all species, especially people.…

By relying increasingly on local knowledge and skills, local rural community groups have developed ways of sharing methods of earning sustainable livelihoods by stewarding special protected areas.…

Building up the capacities of communities to regenerated ecosystems & managing them sustainably after its vulnerability assessment.…

Building resilience in Salakh Village of Qeshm Island including rehabilitation of coral reefs and fisheries through an innovative approach combining indigenous knowledge and modern design techniques…

Briquette is a new innovation alternative source of cooking fuel that can be used both domestic and in small scale industries.…

Biodiversity conservation through promotion of agro and natural biodiversity enterprises, sustainable utilization of oxytenathera abssynica for livelihoods enhancement and poverty alleviation.…

Assist the less privilege,widows/women,enhancing their capacity to earn a living through provision of capacity building relating to livelihood, health and environment, empowerment of Women/ Youths.…

As a pioneer environmental NGO, the Royal Society for Protection of nature partners with the Government in sustainably managing the country’s environment and changing lives of the local communities.…

Annual voluntary activity, of mostly poor community forest users for sustainable forest management, is transformed as income source by selling renewable fuel produced from forest waste to brick kilns.…

An initiative to address the problem of poaching of waterfowl and ensuring their conservation including conservation of their habitat by Wild Orissa, since 1997…

An Apiculture initiative has reduced rural poverty amongst People Living with HIV; enhancing entrepreneurial skills, generating income for 50 households and reducing social exclusion in the community.…

Alesa community biodiversity action plan project is necessitated due to the rate of decline and even disappearance of species and related habitats, ecosystems and genes (i.e. biodiversity).…

A community led initiative which established a participatory water governance system which provides equitable access to freshwater for marginal farmers and promotes community enterprises.…

A climate-smart agriculture has been adopted in saltwater and freshwater mixed areas by implementing a community based rice - shrimp model in Phước Long, Bạc Liêu province in the Mekong Delta.…

”Lodge of Loji” is inter-generation alliance to improve community resilience by linking holistic journey of water from waterfall to the sea with livelihood, disaster risk reduction and green energy.…

We developed a special CBT pattern that adapted with our community and increased the level of participation at all local development fields like protecting ICCA by using the tourism .…

Green Energy and Biofuels Limited is the first major indigenous renewable energy company that offers cost-effective clean cooking solutions for West Africa’s low-income households.…