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Solar solutions for displaced communities

The Arab region is experiencing one of the most dramatic periods of change in its history - with an escalation of conflict, a dramatic rise in poverty, and the emergence of more than 20 million…  


PAVE the way

The rise of violent extremism (VE) over the last decade poses as great a challenge as any to many countries across the globe, a challenge that seems almost insurmountable.  


Governments of the Future

Leveraging Innovation and New Technologies for the 2030 Agenda  


Journey of young Africans into violent extremism marked by poverty and deprivation

Deprivation and marginalization, underpinned by weak governance, are primary forces driving young Africans into violent extremism, according to a comprehensive new study by UNDP – the first study of…  


Solar empowerment across countries

Sustainable irrigation helps farmers adapt to climate change and maintain productivity.  


Helen Clark: Keynote speech on Leveraging Innovation for Sustainable Development

Islamic Development Bank Group Governors’ Forum - Jakarta, Indonesia  


A new window of hope in Sudan

Communities in Sudan are working to make their livelihoods more sustainable, and empowering women to help their communities become less vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.  


Waiting for rain: community-driven adaptation in Sudan

To alleviate the current and anticipated strains on water and food security, a project in Sudan builds the resilience and adaptive capacity of rural communities.  


Sudan: Youth volunteers train for a better future for Darfur

A project in Sudan trains individual volunteers to build up skills and in turn develop the capacity of their communities.  


Businesses bloom in Sudan

With increasing global demand for hibiscus flowers, a UNDP project is helping farmers in conflict-affected Darfur to revive an industry and compete once again on the international market.  

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