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02 Nov 2010
Tanzania and Zanzibar’s presidential elections took place on October 31.
01 Nov 2010
Key speakers at the opening session of the Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference agreed that there was no magic bullet to reducing poverty.
19 Oct 2010
The sight of men on bicycles carrying firewood and charcoal is a common one throughout Tanzania: It is the human face of deforestation.
15 Oct 2010
The village of Gitukura, in the northern Burundi province of Cibitoke, has experienced firsthand the devastating consequences of two decades of ethnic conflict and civil war.
04 Oct 2010
An ambitious government effort to spread water resources more widely among Burkina Faso’s population of 15 million has increased access from nearly one fifth to two thirds during the last two decades.
22 Sep 2010
Cotonou -Ten years since the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Benin is today on track to ensure primary education for all by 2015, provided current efforts are maintained.
21 Sep 2010
Cape Verde’s poverty rates have fallen substantially over time, and the island-nation remains on track to meet most of the MDG's, particular those related to poverty eradication, health, education and gender.
20 Sep 2010
In the market town of Senafe, in southern Eritrea, Fethawi Berhane has just undergone three days of painful labor and complications during child birth that resulted in the death of her baby.
20 Sep 2010
Five years ago, Mwandama village in the Southern district of Zomba, Malawi’s former capital city was a hunger prone area.
11 Aug 2010
The “Public Viewing in Africa” partnership project between Sony Corporation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) brought 26 World Cup matches live to 24,000 people living in Cameroon and Ghana.
06 Aug 2010
Kenyans today had two reasons to celebrate – a peaceful referendum and a new constitution, endorsed by 67 percent of the voters.
03 Aug 2010
Tanzania will soon carry out a population census for persons with disabilities. The government has indicated that the current records of the number of persons living with disabilities are insufficient, affecting the provision of social services to these citizens.
26 Jul 2010
Darou Ngaraf, Senegal - Kalla Niang, 12, is highly self-assured and energetic. She is busily preparing herself for high school, an opportunity that, until recently, would not have been available to her.
20 Jul 2010
UNDP has successfully finalized a seven-year biodiversity project that saved thousands of hectares of fragile forestland on a mountain range in northeast Tanzania, a region that the Government has nominated for recognition as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
18 Jul 2010
UNDP in Nigeria has just concluded the calculation of its carbon footprint for the 2009 operational year.
14 Jul 2010
Accra – Yesterday, on the first day of a three day trip to Ghana, UNDP chief Helen Clark met with women leaders to discuss their contribution to Ghana’s impressive progress towards women’s empowerment and gender equality – one of the eight Millennium Development Goals.
13 Jul 2010
Until last year, the Mokgatlhe family in Kgope, a remote village situated 50 kilometres west of Botswana’s capital, had been using firewood to illuminate and heat their home.
09 Jul 2010
Since 2009 the UNDP Regional Programme for Social Cohesion and Youth Employment, a partnership that is bringing together the, UNDP, ILO, UNESCO and UNIDO, has been supporting 12 Sub-Saharan countries to design macro-economic policies that promote youth employment and facilitate the development of skills among the younger generations.
29 Jun 2010
ust sixty days before the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit, UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa will host its annual Regional Management Team Meeting in Ghana (14-17 July), examining the region’s economic and development gains over the past decade and looking into ways of achieving a development breakthrough for Africa.
18 Jun 2010
From 14 – 18 June, 124 U.N. member states, regional and UN bodies as well as 260 civil society organizations discussed how to better control small arms, reviewing the progress made under a 2001 U.N. programme to control the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons.
- On #ResilienceSunday, we're sharing an old but beloved photo from UNDP Pakistan. After the 2010 floods, women in the province of Sindh, Pakistan took UNDP construction training classes, learned masonry and rebuilt their communities. Pictured are the first female masons of Sindth province to continue work as masons, traditionally a profession for men in Pakistan. Photo: Saotomi Kato 4 hours ago
- When a crisis strikes, we help build more resilient communities and lay the best possible ground work for longer-term development. For #ResilienceSunday read more about this crisis and prevention focus area here: http://on.undp.org/vUfyv 8 hours ago
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