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Mounting a digital defence in the fight against coronavirus

A look at the way technology can meet the many challenges thrown up by a global pandemic.  


First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

I welcome you to this first regular session of the UNDP Executive Board in 2020  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in Cape Verde

This investment case report analyzes current social and economic burdens from tobacco use, costs and benefits of acting to reduce those burdens, and the return-on-investment.  


Solar panels help communities respond to drought

UNDP is working with farmers in West Africa as they adapt to the challenges of a rapidly-changing climate.  


Helping the global south to help itself

More than 1,000 representatives of government, the private sector, and civil society are meeting in Argentina for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation.  


Realizing the African dream

UNDP supports 216 active climate change adaptation projects in 45 countries in Africa. Our story takes a look at 15 years of results.  



Solar empowerment across countries

Sustainable irrigation helps farmers adapt to climate change and maintain productivity.  


Cabo Verde, an island without water

A small island state with limited rainfall and a dry tropical climate, Cabo Verde is familiar with water resource constraints. Climate models predict increasing aridity, shifting rainfall patterns and…  

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