Nearly 55 percent of the population is classed as “financially excluded”, and potential borrowers are often unable to provide the guarantees required to receive credit.
With the goal of improving the lives and livelihoods of its citizens, the government of Uganda is embarking on an ambitious mission to modernize its weather, water and climate monitoring systems.
Survivors of sexual violence find support through the Tupinge Ubakaji programme.
Each year, more than 100,000 new jobseekers enter the already saturated labour market. Meet three young entrepreneurs who are creating jobs and making agriculture more sustainable in Benin.
UNDP-backed vocational training helps young people develop work skills and open up employment opportunities.
Fruit processing for export develops the capacity of rural women while minimizing their dependence on climate.
The project aims to strengthen resilience in the agricultural and water sectors, with an emphasis on gender-sensitive approaches.
The project aims to strengthen national capacity to tap into renewable energy resources and encourage technological innovation, optimization and adoption for a green economy.
The impact of climate change has affected several communities throughout Benin in recent years. UNDP is working with the Government of Benin to help villagers cope.
Since the men often leave the villages to seek work in the city, it is rural women who are most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.