Due to poor soils, short growing seasons, and limited rainfall, most varieties of crops are impossible to grow at this altitude, and therefore locals primarily keep livestock.
Side event during the 2018 High Level Political Forum discussed lessons learned and best practices to involve civil society, academia and the private sector to achieve SDGs.
A first in the Caribbean region for China Aid, the project exceeded target to repair 250 damaged roofs to strengthened national building code standards.
The United Nations supports Hait in its engagement to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals and its ambition to become an emergent country by 2030.
Implemented in Cerrado and Caatinga biomes, the Small Grants Program in Brazil promoted the mainstreaming of biodiversity friendly practices in the production landscape, assist small farmers and local people harvesting wild species to reach markets for sustainably produced goods.
Argentina is in a need of a new development paradigm, to combat a slew of development challenges. The UN Development Programme (UNDP) believes those development challenges require a platform approach, using technology and innovation, to hack development challenges, even faster.

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