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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The theme of this year's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - Acting together to achieve social and environment for all - is extremely pertinent in the era of COVID-19.  


In Costa Rica, rural women grow their own businesses

Working with organic agriculture and native stingless honey bee production.  


Growing farming businesses in Sudan

Training and livelihoods for displaced people in Sudan’s South Kordofan state.  


Commemorating the Beijing Declaration

The 25th anniversary of the most visionary agenda for gender equality.  


Improving the health of Southeast Asia's largest lake

Tonle Sap in Cambodia is a key habitat for freshwater fish and many endangered species.  


The road less travelled--how to create a new path for sustainable tourism

A leading generator of jobs and opportunities, tourism is, due the global lockdown, now one of the industries most in need of help.  


The far-reaching falllout of COVID-19

At this year's Photoville exhibit in New York City, UNDP showcases the work of eight leading photographers as they document the effects of a pandemic.  


Fresh local food in Botswana: "We are ready to meet this demand."

Farmers adopt new techniques to weather climate change.  


"We have to push through this year to survive."

Between January and June 2020, the number of international tourists in Bosnia and Herzegovina dropped by 71 percent.  


Recovery in Beirut will focus on the most vulnerable

UNDP report assesses needs and charts a way forward.  

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