Tajikistan is investing in green businesses, helping drive development that improves livelihoods while considering the environment.
A programme is helping smallholder farmers improve planting practices and marketing techniques, increasing crop yields and income.
A microfinancing scheme helps lift families out of poverty in the West Bank and Gaza and steer them toward financial security.
A training and internship programme in Jordan is helping unemployed youth secure permanent jobs.
With a small loan from a Village Savings and Loan Group, a baker in Rwanda was able to expand his business and provide for his family.
An programme in Burundi is helping former refugees and combatants start small businesses and farms, allowing them to meet their immediate needs while helping guarantee long-term peace.
UNDP and the government work towards reducing youth unemployment and underemployment by training young people in organic agriculture, food processing, and natural resource management.
A UNDP-sponsored programme creates permanent employment opportunities through grants for microenterprises and helps over 66,000 families to graduate from poverty to economic self-reliance.
Playing a vital role in their country’s response to the 2010 earthquake, Haitian women have gone back to work, creating businesses and new jobs.