Asia

Elsevier,

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 116, December 2019, 109388

Nepal has been suffering from a serious energy crisis for decades. It has severely affected its economic, social and political development. This paper furthers SDGs 7, 9 and 12 by showing that renewable resources are crucial not only for mitigating the present energy crisis, but also to ultimately provide energy independence for Nepal by establishing reliable and secure sources of energy.
This study advances SDGs 7, 9 and 12 by evaluating the environmental sustainability of biomass utilisation for small-scale power generation in rural communities, with a focus on the Southeast Asian context. Rice and coconut residues are considered for direct combustion and gasification, and livestock manure for anaerobic digestion. The results of this study are expected to support the development of sustainable bioenergy in off-grid rural communities as well as those that aim for greater energy independence.
Elsevier,

European Journal of Soil Biology, Volume 96, January–February 2020, 103146

Advancing SDG 15, this article explores microbial response in a no-till farm in Northeast China.
In 2019 RELX hosted an SDG Inspiration Day in Delhi to inspire scalable, collaborative action on the 17 SDGs, with particular emphasis on sustainable cities: SDG 11, critical to the rest. Watch videos of the speakers
Advancing SDGs 10 (reduced inequalities) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), this video series focusses on the issue of statelessness in Malaysia.
Advancing SDG 15, this article reviews the implication of endophytic/rhizosphere non–rhizobial nodule bacteria on the plant's resistance to salinity stress.
This event primarily focusses on SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure), exploring the technical and engineering challenges of addressing all 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Elsevier,

Journal of Healthcare Quality Research, Volume 34, Issue 4, 2019, Pages 167-175.

This research piece directly contributes to SDGs 3 (good health and well-being) and 10 (reduced inequalities), recognising the importance of training healthcare workers on health system responsiveness to increase the use of public healthcare facilities by India's low-income internal migrants.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 389, Issue 10076, 1–7 April 2017, Page 1286

This article discusses the substantial barriers present within China's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Strong social pressures for people to conform are causing substantial impacts on LGBT health and human rights. This report directly contributes to SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions).
This chapter addresses SDGs 3 and 10 by exploring the process of Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DiDRR) from two Deaf Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) practitioners working in partnership with an international team.

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