Our Stories

  • Biodiversity projects improve lives in China

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), identified 18 villages in the area to carry out community-based projects aimed at conserving biodiversity and improving local people’s livelihoods.

  • Micro-hydro brings energy to Afghanistan

    Micro hydroelectric power plants are bringing light and energy to households, schools, and small businesses in Afghanistan.

  • Multi-lingual schools get attendance up in Bangladesh

    Going to school was never a real possibility for the children in the Bangladesh village of Alutila, a remote hamlet that houses a smattering of villages in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. With the UNDP-EU support 300 community-run schools and 700 teachers are improving enrollment and attendance rates in the CHT.

  • New reservoir improves livelihood for 10,000 South Sudanese

    Before the development of a new water reservoir in the El Ganaya district of South Sudan, members of the Turab family, often the women, had to trek four hours just to collect enough water to survive.