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2020 Equator Prize winners show nature-based solutions ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

The 11th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honored 10 Indigenous and local communities from across the world in a virtual gala event, delivering a powerful message of local leadership to the UN…  


Good Growth Partnership: Year Three Highlights from 2020

The Good Growth Partnership convenes a wide range of stakeholders and initiatives throughout soy, beef and palm oil supply chains to reduce deforestation and enable sustainable…  


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.  


Giving vulnerable Bangladeshis the resources to cope with climate change

A densely populated, low-lying country dominated by floodplains, the country is exceptionally vulnerable to extreme weather.  


New partnership with GCF to support 3.7m Sudanese with water and food security

Government of Sudan, Green Climate Fund, UNDP sign grant to support 3.7m people with climate-resilient water and food security.  


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.  


"It's my bank for my children's future."

Restoring small farms and forests in Samoa.  


The Páramo is water, and water is life

In the Andean mountains, a distinctive high altitude ecosystem is an essential source of water for the people of several nations.  


Rethinking the food we eat

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

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