Fighting malaria in the Amazon rain forests of Bolivia
To ensure the sustainability of development processes, especially in high-middle-income countries like Mexico, it is necessary to address challenges at their structural causes and interconnections.
Islands may be “big ocean states”, but their small size poses challenges: over-dependency on food and energy imports and on a few economic sectors like tourism. The so-called “brain drain” of talent makes it even tougher to manage its cost and waste.
To insulate vulnerable communities from floods and restore wetlands, Colombia promotes the use of recycled materials, suspended gardens and climate-smart agriculture.
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