What is your first impression of reading the UNDP Report | Innovation for 2030?
Yep, innovation. That's the word.
In Southern Morocco let's say, they are facing rapid environmental degradation and biodiversity loss within the Argan community. Or, in China, whereas in 2017 will earn more than 65 million tonnes of e-waste! In which is why, UNDP creates "Innovation Approaches", providing supports on several aspects such as Alternative Standards, Behavioural Insight, Challenges Prizes even Real Time Information Systems.
There are three types of ambassador programs in three regions:
1. Asia Pacific
Mainly focusing in innovation challenges of development, design process and prototype of new ideas
2. Eastern Europe and Central Asia
In house expertise on special topics including big data and alternative finance
3. Arab States
Focusing on social innovation
Please take a deep a look on the full report in here http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/development-impact/2015-year-in-review.html