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  • Powering towards solar energy in Seychelles Oct 21, 2015

    Seychelles 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 UNDP Oct 20, 2015

    To 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 Guinea Oct 16, 2015

    Millions 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.

  • UNDP and partners support peaceful elections in Guinea Oct 12, 2015

    Millions 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.

  • Maendeleo Policy Forums kick off Oct 8, 2015

    The first monthly Maendeleo Policy Forum “Pulling Back from the Brink: Options for National Dialogue in Burundi” was held on 8 October 2015 at the Regional Service Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • Eco-friendly stoves help combat coastal erosion while boosting income in Liberia Oct 7, 2015

    To 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 biscuits Sep 3, 2015

    UNDP 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 elections Aug 27, 2015
  • Guinea Bissau Offers Free Malaria Testing and Treatment to the Public Aug 19, 2015
  • UNDP, Red Cross to help reintegrate Ebola burial teams Aug 17, 2015

    The 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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