Our stories

  • Trailblazers of local democracy and gender equality in Rakhine
    Nov 1, 2018

    In Myanmar, female village administrators pioneer participatory township planning

  • 3 continents, 3 lakes in danger
    Mar 22, 2017

    There is no shortage of water on the planet. More than two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered in the stuff. But 97 percent of this is salty ocean water. The remaining freshwater is mostly found in the form of ice, leaving precious little available for human use.

  • Water in Myanmar's Dry Zone
    Sep 8, 2016

    In the Dry Zone, chronic poverty is directly correlated with the effects of drought and climate change. UNDP supports efforts to secure water resources and food security in the most vulnerable areas.

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