The Speakers Corner helps connect think tanks, academia, the media and the public to a diverse group of experts who can speak to UNDP’s commitment to “empower lives” and build "resilient nations.” Our experts speak several languages and are located around the world, representing the organization’s global presence. They can be contacted on the following areas of UNDP’s work such as: sustainable development, democratic governance and peacebuilding, and climate and disaster resilience.
- 80% of Papua New Guinea relies on backyard gardens for food. What few crops survived the frost is now suffering from drought. Mines have shut down. Workers are out of work--- a real concern in a country where 72% of its export earnings come from the mining sector. While unemployment rises, without backyard gardens & without money to buy food, a hunger crisis is looming. v The Lowy Institute for International Policy 2 hours ago
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