UNDP-EU partnership: stories from the field
Here you will find stories that illustrate the partnership between UNDP and the Europan Union in the field. Given that our partnership covers over 100 countries and spans over a decade, these stories represent just a fraction of what we do together. They are however important as they show what difference our partnership makes in the lives of people. They show how we help empower people and support the building of resilient nations.
Myanmar is vulnerable to natural disasters and humanitarian crises. On Oct. 22, 2010, in the western coastal state of Rakhine, Cyclone Giri left 45 people dead and affected some 260,000. "The cyclone destroyed all of my farmland” said U Maung Han, a paddy-farmer from Tha Yet Chaung Village, Paumore
Ludmila Abramciuc is the first ever woman to head a renewable energy company in Moldova. In her hometown of Balti, she manages a thriving biomass fuel briquette business – “Ecobricheta” - that has greatly expanded recently with support from a programme funded by the European Union and implemented anmore
Until last year, 21-year-old Shahzadi worked the land like most people in her remote, rural community in southern Pakistan. But today she’s breaking ground in a new field. Shahzadi, who lost her left arm in a childhood accident, has been helping to rebuild homes in Sindh province, which was devastatmore
- The Ebola outbreak continues to claim lives and threaten development gains in West Africa. In Sierra Leone, we are engaging over 200 volunteers to educate people in some of the poorest and most disadvantaged areas on how they can protect themselves, their families and their communities: undp.org/ebola ©Lesley Wright/United Nations Development Programme - UNDP in Sierra Leone 2 hours ago
- Women represent only 18 percent of the total police force in Timor Leste. Through our support, see how TV and radio campaigns are encouraging women to join the police force: #EmpowerTuesday 6 hours ago
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