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Across the Burundi — Tanzania border

Realizing the Humanitarian - Development Peace Nexus in the Great Lake region  


Young African women leaders for sustainable development

20 young fellows from African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme have now started their one-year assignment with UNDP. We asked their impressions.  


Stopping yaws in its tracks

Mass treatment of endemic communities aims to break the chain of infection in Ghana  


In South Africa, online rewards power safe, healthy actions in the fight against COVID-19

The joint UNDP-UNICEF Big Think Challenge rewards ground-breaking innovations in support of the Global Sustainable Goals.  


A "magic box" provides clean energy and safe water to rural communities in Tanzania

A compact solution produces electricity and clean water in rural areas.  


Restoring hope for refugees and hosting communities in Uganda

UNDP Uganda 'Cash for Work' initiatives supports refugees and host communities and eases pressure on the already badly overstretched facilities of Ugandan settlements.  


Cash for Work in the Central African Republic

In the Central African Republic our cash-for-work and recovery programme brings support to some of the country's 600 thousand IDPs.  


Productive groundnut farming for women farmers

UNDP/GEFSGP is supporting groundnut women farmers with innovative ways of growing groundnuts, to resist climate change effects for improved yields.  


Setting the pace for sound health care waste management in Ghana

With support from GEF, UNDP, Government of Ghana and other partners are promoting best practices in health care waste management with autoclaves.  


New Year, new approach, new UNDP

We’re starting 2018 with a fresh vision and focus.  

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