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Saving one of the world's rarest cats

The 12 Central Asian and Himalayan countries that have committed to protecting the snow leopard designated October 23 as International Snow Leopard Day.  


Biodiversity Mainstreaming

UNDP works to mainstream biodiversity priorities into policy, planning and practices in sectors such as finance, agriculture, plantation forestry, mining, fisheries, infrastructure development and…  


Protected areas

UNDP recognises the potential of protected and conserved areas as powerful, nature-based solutions for addressing biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and for delivering a wide range of social…  


A UN-wide effort to leave no one behind

How the CADRI partnerhip is helping countries invest in disaster risk reduction.  


The enchanted places of Lake Titicaca

On the famed lake, the Chimu community works to make their floating community a booming tourist attraction.  


Nigeria must lead on climate change

That climate change is the biggest threat facing humanity today is no longer in doubt.  


Reviving an ancient irrigation system to meet climate change

In the last decade Sri Lanka has been experiencing severe shifts in seasonal rainfall, increased floods and droughts.  


Sustainable land management

UNDP employs a nexus approach to combatting land degradation and securing a sustainable future, promoting integrated solutions to address land degradation with climate crisis, inequality, migration…  


Food and agricultural commodities systems

UNDP addresses the Global Food and Agricultural Commodities Systems (FACS) and has identified transformative pathways towards engendering system change.  


Wildlife and habitats

UNDP supports an integrated approach to address wildlife trafficking including diversified livelihoods, managing human-wildlife conflict, shared benefits with local communities and enforcement.  

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