Nov 1, 2006Community Water Initiative: Project Portfolio ReviewThe Community Water Initiative (CWI) supports decentralized, demand-driven, innovative, low-cost, and community-based water resource management and water supply and sanitation projects in rural areas. The publication provides an overview of CWI’s project portfolio and features highlights from completed CWI projects in Guatemala, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Uganda.
Ebola response in West AfricaNearly a year into the Ebola crisis ravaging West Africa, the deadly disease’s knock-on effects are huge. What started as a public health crisis in Guinea on 26 December 2013 degenerated into development crises in the three epicentre countries in less than six months. As of January 2015, there were 20,721 EVD cases in total: 2,775 in Guinea, 8,157 in Liberia, and 9,789 in Sierra Leone.
Environmental justice in the PhilippinesA pilot environmental capacity building project through the Philippine Judicial Academy enables judges and other stakeholders to properly adjudicate and litigate environmental cases.
Legal Aid Service in GeorgiaThe Legal Aid Service is part of a sweeping package of judicial reforms that began in the wake of Georgia’s 2003 Rose Revolution.
Local Governance in CambodiaFew countries have faced such monumental challenges as Cambodia following the Khmer Rouge regime. Shattered infrastructure, hundreds of thousands of displaced persons and limited subnational governance capacity remained barriers to stability long after the 1993 elections.
The UNDP Youth Strategy offers key entry points for systematic and coordinated action to support youth within an increasingly complex development context for their social, economic and political development.