Poverty Reduction

Poverty Reduction Reports A-Z

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Small-Scale Water Providers in Kenya: Pioneers or Predators?

In 2008, 83 percent of Kenyans living in urban areas, had access to safe drinking water – down from 91 percent in 1990. This gradual deterioration in urban water access is mainly due to growing demand caused by rapid population growth, especially in the informal settlements. According to UN more

Small-Scale, Private Water Service Provision: Case Studies of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya

Small-Scale, Private Water Service Provision: Case Studies of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya

This series of case studies focuses on issues with private provision of water services in urban areas of Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.   Small scale providers increase water supply coverage – an essential service in fast-growing cities – and reduce time poverty. However, system of water more

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Supporting HIV Responses in Africa through International Human Rights Framework

This flipchart is part of a series of tools developed by the UNDP to improve the implementation of human rights norms in the context of HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa. It is designed for use by government officials, parliamentarians, judiciary members, lawyers, Civil Society Organizationss, more

Our Work - Poverty Reduction

Poverty reduction lies at the heart of everything UNDP does in Africa to advance human dignity and inclusive development. We help countries act on the multiple and interconnected dimensions of poverty and inequality by connecting people to livelihoods, secure food sources, better health care and higher standards of living, in addition to empowering them with the ability to make life choices.

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