A community-development initiative in Uzbekistan is improving infrastructure such as small businesses, health care and schools.
An innovative new SMS system is giving farmers pest-control updates -- and drastically reducing their pesticide use.
In Uzbekistan, a country prone to catastrophic seismic events, a UNDP project is raising awareness about the risk to ordinary people while strengthening emergency response capacity.
The story of Shyamola Begum is one personal example of how Bangladesh has slashed its poverty by half.
A poverty-reduction programme offers poor urban communities resources, knowledge and skills to increase their income, as well as spaces to mobilise and create community development committees.
Displaced by violence, individuals create and strengthen their businesses with the support of the Suppliers Development Programme, carried out by UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.