Stories


Turning dung into gold

Biogas changes the lives of Guinean farmers and their families.  


The far-reaching falllout of COVID-19

At this year's Photoville exhibit in New York City, UNDP showcases the work of eight leading photographers as they document the effects of a pandemic.  


Fresh local food in Botswana: "We are ready to meet this demand."

Farmers adopt new techniques to weather climate change.  


Mozambique city suffers from coal pollution

An open pit mine near a residential neighbourhood has adverse health consequences.  


Continuing vital health services in Guinea-Bissau during COVID-19

As lockdowns, curfews and transport disruptions prevent many from getting healthcare, communities are stepping into the breach.  


Beating COVID-19 with solidarity

“We don’t wear masks not because we don’t want to, but because we cannot afford to buy them.”  


Conservation communities need our help

Donation campaign launched by UNDP to support conservation communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.  


UNDP powers health clinics in Chad

Solar panels enable better care and healthier communities.  


Drought, rising temperatures, and extreme weather pose risks to Lesotho

How a mountain kingdom is adapting to a changing reality.  


Stopping yaws in its tracks

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

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