A resilience project in Syria has put together a 40-member team to clean up the Orontes, picking up garbage along the river banks and surrounding gardens and replanting trees and agricultural crops where possible.
Village savings and loan groups empower women and help launch small scale businesses respectful of the environment.
Monica Shahi is the first person in Nepal to receive a passport recognizing her transgender identity. Her story marks a step towards equality.
A training program focuses on the extraction and production of coconut oil to take advantage of natural resources and provide jobs for a population with high unemployment.
The Kenya Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid Lands (KACCAL) project helps poor rural communities vulnerable to recurrent drought and to the long-term impacts of climate change.
Cash-for-work programs in Iraq benefit both refugees and internally displaced Iraqis to rebuild their livelihood and feel ownership over their lives.
UNDP’s Alternative Livelihoods to Piracy (ALtP) project helps young people find solutions to fight back against some of the causes of piracy.
Community agreement and ownership of poverty reduction projects help empower women and ethnic minorities in Viet Nam.
A regional programme for the Sahel aims to strengthen the capacity of individuals and communities to face recurring crises, in particular those linked to climate change, conflict, or food insecurity.
Community based savings groups in Rwanda help lift households out of poverty and empower women.