A joint UNDP-UNEP initiative supports efforts to integrate poverty-environment strategies into national and local planning processes through financial and technical assistance and capacity development.
Initiative financed by the European Union strengthens the cooperation between civil society organizations and local authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to respond to the local needs such as women's unemployment.
Villagers and organisations affected by three decades of conflict in Sri Lanka receive training and acquire leadership skills to initiate income generating projects. The programme focuses on empowering women and increasing economic opportunities for the participants.
UNDP has established solidarity funds that enable members to pool funds and finance projects within their communities. In addition to developing the economy, these funds stimulate investment and entrepreneurship in the rural eastern area of the Democratic Republic of Congo.