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Celebrating refugees - strengthening partnership for results

A record number of people are displaced by violent conflict and disasters around the world. Twenty-two and a half million are refugees.  


Tools of the trade

At UNDP, innovation goes beyond gadgets and gizmos. Here are some ways we’re putting cutting-edge technology and inspiring future thinking to work for human development.  



Innovation for development in Uganda

Refugees from South Sudan and host communities in Uganda team up to propose solutions for shared challenges.  


Helen Clark: Keynote Speech at the ‘Giant’s Summit’ on Wildlife Crime

Mount Kenya Safari Club - Nanyuki, Kenya  


Greening charcoal production in Uganda

Efficient conversion technologies and sustainable land management practices save forests and livelihoods.  


Innovative climate data in Uganda

With the goal of improving the lives and livelihoods of its citizens, the Government of Uganda is embarking on an ambitious plan to modernize its weather, water and climate monitoring systems.  



Water tanks help Ugandan households keep dry spells away

A small grants scheme provides financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people’s well-being and livelihoods.  


Value Chains: Supporting inclusive markets in agriculture and trade in Uganda

Grace Lawilu, a rice farmer in northern Uganda, has increased her income with support from a UNDP project that helps small scale farmers improve their products and access international markets.  

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