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UNDP Transformation Series

The UNDP Transformation Series gathers progressive ideas and voices on achieving the 2030 Agenda through UNDP's Strategic Plan.


COVID-19 ravages an already desperate Yemen

Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. COVID-19 is ready to deliver a knock-out punch.  


Rethinking the food we eat

How the COVID-19 pandemic can change food supply for the better.  


Five ways to keep remittances flowing in COVID-19

Remittances account for more than 10 percent of GDP in 30 countries. It's essential to make them easier to send and receive.  


Coronavirus could mean millions go hungry

Linking the health and socio-economic response in Yemen.  


The frightening impact of Yemen's war on children

Two new reports reveal how far back development is being pushed.  


A biodiversity crisis

International Day for Biological Diversity provides a chance to reflect on the profound role nature plays in our lives.  


On extinction, food, climate and inequality

Our ecological meltdown is inextricably intertwined with many other crises.  


Game plan: SDG integration

How UNDP is helping countries deliver on the SDG Agenda.  


Rural revitalization is the answer to a global rural crisis

Rural areas are in crisis. Rural residents make up 45 percent of the world’s population but bear a disproportionate burden of poverty, malnutrition, and poor quality of life.  


How to choose, cook and eat fish sustainably

Award-winning chef Andrew Zimmern writes about the far-reaching benefits of making sustainable choices when shopping for fish.  


Closing the green finance gap

Climate finance has emerged as one of the greatest opportunities for Arab states to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.  


Transforming agriculture in Africa is key to a more peaceful world

As we embark on the great global endeavor to keep temperature rises below 2 degrees and end poverty and hunger by 2030, we hope that our leaders will remember that the people of Africa matter.  


In Somalia, seeking to ensure drought never again turns into famine

Continuing urgent, life-saving response is vital, but only long-term development gains will lift the country out of poverty, vulnerability, and insecurity.  


Preventing waste, a recipe for food security

One of the first lessons we learned as kids was not to throw away food. Our family comes from a humble place. Our childhood includes stories of immigration, poverty and discrimination. Our parents’…  

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