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Michael Ruffert

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Forests are the world’s green lungs

KfW supports jungle areas in Laos and Vietnam, as these are carbon reservoirs and habitats for many endangered species

Mobile telephony

Citizen participate via SMS

In Togo, some citizens use text messages to monitor their local government

Stemming corruption

Government watchdogs

Uganda's supreme auditors put a check on illicit financial flows

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Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals will require good governance – from the local to the global level.


The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.