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Realizing the African dream

UNDP supports 216 active climate change adaptation projects in 45 countries in Africa. Our story takes a look at 15 years of results.  


Patching holes in the heavens

China is helping to restore the ozone layer with the adoption of a new technology in refrigeration  


Get down to work

Hurricane Isidore hit the west coast of Mexico in 2002. Locally driven recovery efforts now blossom into resilient climate action in Mexico  


A summer of saving lives - lifeguarding in Gaza

For Gaza’s lifeguards, work is more than a livelihood; it is about providing a safe space for relief – a summer snapshot.  


Forest guardians

In Mexico, a country of megabiodiversity, communities and nature work to preserve each other  


From 'the merchant of Venice' to our time - Climate insurance tales

Testing accessible and affordable crop insurance for poor farmers, who are vulnerable to climate change effects in the Philippines  


Keeping Hamdaniya Healthy

Four years ago in Iraq, the biggest hospital in Hamdaniya was looted, set alight, and vandalized by ISIL. Today, it’s a thriving health facility serving more than 350,000 people, including some of…  


Climate-proofing livelihoods

Leading a change in Zambia, from the countryside in Kalomo - from conservation agriculture to renewable energy  


What is the COP24 all about?

In a couple of weeks, climate leaders will gather for COP24. Behind the acronym, there is a real opportunity to advance the battle against climate change  


From holidays to homecoming

Moldova emigration in search of work is ranked 11th highest globally. Eco-tourism helps create jobs and reunite families  

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