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Supporting refugees through development solutions

Using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as our framework, we are working with our partners to prevent, end and resolve forced displacement.  


Helping Zambia's farmers ditch tobacco

As the market for tobacco leaf gradually declines, innovative financing offers an opportunity to help farmers transition to better livelihoods.  


Sound Chemicals and Waste Management for Sustainable Development

This brochure highlights the results, lessons learned, and human impact from selected GEF-funded UNDP projects to implement the Stockholm Convention on POPs.  


Navigating the complexities of social impact bonds for the SDGs

Exploring the potential of new ways to fund sustainable development.  


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.  


New push to save Zambia's forests

Zambia’s deforestation rate is alarmingly high. It is one of the most forested countries in Africa but it's among the top 10 greenhouse gas emitting countries as a result of deforestation and…  


Solar for health

Five ways solar power can make universal healthcare a reality.  


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.  


Climate-proofing livelihoods

Leading a change in Zambia, from the countryside in Kalomo - from conservation agriculture to renewable energy  


Africa: economic transformation hinges on unlocking potential of cities, says the African Economic Outlook 2016

How Africa urbanises will be critical to the continent’s future growth and development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2016.  

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