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Fast Facts: Adaptive Water Governance

UNDP promotes equitable access to water resources and water and sanitation services as a fundamental requisite for human development. In a rapidly changing world, UNDP's Water Governance Programme catalyzes efforts towards the achievements of the MDGs. The document provides a brief overview of more

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Fast Facts: Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Human survival and wellbeing depend upon biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, and the goods and services they provide—such as food, medicines, crop pollination, filtration of pollutants, and protection from natural disasters. This contribution is neither fully recognized nor valued in markets. more

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Fast Facts: Climate Change

Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our time. Receding forests, changing rainfall patterns and rising sea levels will exacerbate existing economic, political and humanitarian stresses and affect human development in all parts of the world.   By putting climate change adaptation more

Results

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Results: Climate Change

Climate change is an integral component of the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) development agenda. As the leading global organization in the fight against poverty, UNDP is responding on the front lines of climate change, where it hits the poorest people the hardest. In 2009 UNDP more

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Results: Liberia

With its experience on the ground in 166 countries and its noted expertise in handling donor funds in post-crisis countries, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is highly qualified to help the people of Liberia maintain peace and development in their country. In 2009, UNDP helped more