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Protecting the fish that swim in sunlight

Twelve years ago, in a restaurant in Puntarenas on the pacific coast of Costa Rica, a group of long line fishermen sat down to eat with three UNDP conservation specialists.  


Women’s rights are human rights

How the Sustainable Development Goals are building on the progress made by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Day of Persons with Disabilities

Administrator’s Statement on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December  


Forest guardians

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


Harmonious land

Ranching, extreme rainfall and drought have taken their toll on the Azuero Peninsula. A transformation to silvopastoral systems and sustainable practices strengthens both environment and community  


Pairing a Malbec with smart investments

90 percent of Sun Juan's businesses are MSMEs. With new investment mechanisms, access to credit and sustainable practices they improve business productivity  


Show me the money

In part 2 we look into innovative financing mechanisms that can be used to direct investment towards sustainable Blue Economy  


The future looks bright

80% of Mexico’s population live in big cities. For there to be a future in which cities provide opportunities for all, it must be planned for  


Leveraging innovative finance for Caribbean blue economy growth

The ocean's economic value is estimated to reach US$3 trillion by 2030; but threats to its sustainability are increasing. How to drive sustainable growth and oceans?  


Resilience in the eye of the storm

In prone to natural disasters Jeffrey Town, Jamaica farmers find income-generating opportunities in sustainable agriculture practices, while working to promote disaster risk reduction.  

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