Great Lakes RegionIn Burundi, UNDP is using the 3x6 approach, an innovative response to the social and economic reintegration of ex-combatants, to help set the country on the path to sustainable development. The 3x6 approach assists communities to formulate development plans which articulate priorities such as rebuilding roads, health centres, schools, rehabilitating irrigation and marshlands and other projects.
Horn of Africa CrisisThe Match Against Poverty on 13 December will raise proceeds for the Horn of Africa, where more than 13 million people have been left in need by famine, drought, conflict and high food prices. UNDP is also accepting online donations to provide rapid response and relief to victims.
Sahel CrisisIn Mali, UNDP is working in partnership with the larger UN system to build on peacebuilding efforts that ensure that principles of good governance are re-established, including through the much-anticipated elections slated for July 2013. Support underway focuses on strengthening the National Assembly, the Ministry of Justice and civil society participation in policy debates.