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01 Mar 2011
Benin - Until three years ago, Kindozandji Adovè, a mother of three daughters, had to decide which of her girls she would send to school, as her income from selling oysters was not enough to pay school fees for all of them.
07 Feb 2011
The people of Southern Sudan have voted overwhelmingly to secede and form their own country.
02 Feb 2011
Nairobi – In one of Kenya’s most polluted river basins, a conservation and livelihood improvement project coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has helped raise health and living standards of local communities.
28 Jan 2011
Niamey - Niger went to the polls on 31 January to choose a new president and parliament, completing a process of transition from military to civilian rule initiated in February 2010.
26 Jan 2011
Burkina Faso - 27-year old Assiétou was pregnant with her third child when she discovered that she was HIV positive.
21 Jan 2011
Juba – Nearly 99 percent of South Sudanese have voted for secession in a closely-watched referendum, according to provisional returns released Friday, 21 January.
11 Jan 2011
Juba – Voters in Southern Sudan flooded polling stations this week to decide whether the south of the country becomes independent from the north.
06 Jan 2011
Khartoum - Members of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Panel tasked with monitoring the upcoming referenda on self-determination in Sudan have arrived in Khartoum to begin a critical visit on the eve of voting in the referendum on the future of Southern Sudan.
21 Dec 2010
Accra - Lawmakers in Ghana are this month due to consider backing an independent peace-building body that has helped to solve disputes between some of the country’s many distinct ethnic and tribal groups and that could be replicated in other countries.
15 Dec 2010
A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project providing start-up costs for community-level income creation in Ethiopia has helped up to 5,000 people, mostly from poor and vulnerable groups, to gain new skills and find work during the last year.
15 Dec 2010
Representatives of UNDP’s Regional programme for Social Cohesion and Youth Employment convened in Dakar, Senegal earlier this month.
07 Dec 2010
UNDP and several battalions of peacekeepers attached to the UN Mission in Liberia have teamed up to provide youth in four Counties with skills training.
02 Dec 2010
Addis Ababa - Thousands took to the streets in Addis Ababa on 21 November to participate in the Great Ethiopian Run, the biggest road race on the African continent.
01 Dec 2010
Juba — A major effort by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to combat an HIV/AIDS epidemic in Southern Sudan has achieved notable successes in an area already impoverished by more than 20 years of conflict.
26 Nov 2010
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has teamed up with the African Institute for Economic Development to launch a major programme aimed at boosting policies that deliver equally to low-income women and men in countries across Africa.
15 Nov 2010
The Government of Burkina Faso has decided to continue the experimental National Multifunctional Platform Program supported by the UNDP which began in 2000.
09 Nov 2010
UNDP will be strengthening its cooperation with China to boost poverty reduction efforts on the African continent.
02 Nov 2010
The two-day Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference came to a close on 2 November 2010, having gathered 250 participants from more than 23 countries from Africa and other regions.
02 Nov 2010
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met on 1 November with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on the margins of the Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference.
02 Nov 2010
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with the media on Tuesday 2 November 2010, at the end of her two-day visit to Addis Ababa, where she attended the Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference.
- In Central African Republic (CAR), injured displaced individuals wait in line for medical treatment at the Médecins Sans Frontières clinic at the airport. The conflict in CAR has affected the livelihoods of 96% of the population, and we are working to provide immediate early recovery support to communities. Photo: S. Phelps/ UNHCR For more pictures, follow our Instagram: http://ow.ly/w7P7W 2 hours ago
- Plan Grande, northern Honduras- For almost one century after its founding, one isolated village's inhabitants were still living in semi-darkness. The community now makes its own ice, and radios, televisions, fans, blenders and other household appliances are also being used to make housework easier. See how their lives changed and how we helped: http://on.undp.org/w7z0b 6 hours ago
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