Japan supports elections in CAROct 22, 2015The Government of Japan has made a USD 550,000 contribution to finance the upcoming elections in the Central African Republic (CAR) and ensure women and men in CAR and in neighboring countries go and vote.
Powering towards solar energy in SeychellesOct 21, 2015Seychelles is making strides in transforming its energy sector by investing heavily in renewable energy through investments in solar power and financial incentives to both households and businesses.
Up to 20,000 Ebola workers paid with support from UNDPOct 20, 2015To combat the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, UNDP provided hazard payments to Ebola Response Workers (nurses, doctors, contact tracers, ambulance drivers) who were risking their lives to combat the virus.
UNDP and partners support peaceful elections in GuineaOct 12, 2015Millions of Guineans voted peacefully on Sunday in the country’s second democratic presidential ballot since independence. The vote was seen as an opportunity to consolidate cohesion and accelerate development as the country worked to recover from the Ebola crisis.
Eco-friendly stoves help combat coastal erosion while boosting income in LiberiaOct 7, 2015To help the coastal communities in Liberia, and in particular Grand Cape Mount, Monsterrado, and Grand Bassa counties, the government of Liberia, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has kicked off a project to develop defense mechanisms against the effects of climate change that cause sea erosion. The USD3.3 million initiative, funded by the Global Environment Facility and UNDP, recently provided new eco-friendly stoves to residents of Latia and Tala in Grand Cape Mount.
Malawi: it takes more than a good recipe to export biscuitsSep 3, 2015UNDP supports Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) to set and implement standards and conducts conformity tests on selected imports and exports.
Burkina Faso prepares for transition electionsAug 27, 2015
Ugandan civil servants in Juba to coach South Sudanese counterpartsAug 17, 2015Thirty five civil service support officers have arrived in Juba from Uganda to train their South Sudanese counterparts as part of a regional initiative of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
UNDP, Red Cross to help reintegrate Ebola burial teamsAug 17, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have initiated a programme to help Ebola burial workers reintegrate into their communities and find jobs as the crisis subsides.
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