Brokering Inclusive Business ModelsApr 30, 2010The objective of this primer is to provide UNDP private sector brokers and other staff
with the essential information and tools to build inclusive business models with
companies and other partners.
Empowering Lives, Building ResilienceDec 11, 2013This publication features success stories from 16 countries where UNDP support has resulted in transformative changes, including by fostering the growth of institutional and human capacities.
Frequently Asked Questions: South-South CooperationJun 24, 2014This FAQ booklet addresses the overall definition and importance of South-South and Triangular Cooperation, as well as the role that UNDP can play. It also offers a list of important resources to consult when working on South-South Cooperation.
Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing CountriesJan 29, 2014This report revisits the theoretical concepts of inequalities including their measurements, analyzes their global trends, presents the policy makers’ perception of inequalities in 15 countries and identifies various policy options in combating this major development challenge of our time.
IMD HandbookMar 31, 2010Recognizing the vital role that markets play in poverty reduction and economic growth,
UNDP has adopted a focus on Inclusive Markets Development. Under the IMD approach, project activities focus on developing private sector markets to make them more inclusive of and beneficial to the poor as producers, consumers, and employees. This publication features the approach in detail.
Leveraging Change for Better Lives: UNDP in Asia and the PacificSep 12, 2013Asia and the Pacific’s unparalleled economic performance overall in the past decade has resulted in dramatically decreased levels in poverty. Already, the region has reached the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty by 2015. Eight countries of the region have moved from low-income to middle-income between 2000 and 2011.
The Global Programme is the architecture that allows UNDP to provide coherent global policy advice and programme support services, based on country and regional programme experiences and drawing on the pool of evidence, knowledge and expertise gained by UNDP across all development settings.
Poverty reduction is the overarching goal and at the core of UNDP’s work to support transformational change which brings about real improvements in people’s lives. UNDP invests nearly
US$1 billion every year in fighting poverty and advancing progress towards the MDGs.
Our 2013-2014 Annual Report spotlights results from actions across core dimensions of development, from jobs and food security, to well-run elections, to crisis recovery, to the management of finite natural resources.