The casebook shares not only lessons from project innovations and implementation, but successful initial and long-term project results in pilot communities. It identifies an array of crucial project factors, highlighting the importance of focus on and involvement of the community, optimization of local resources, gender and social inclusion, stakeholder mobilization and empowerment, and linkage with macro policy. The Casebook on Innovative Activities for Achieving Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific aims to promote tested micro-solutions as scalable initiatives, able to be picked up and replicated as part of the broader strategy for sustainable development in the region.0.
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