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Protecting livelihoods and nature on Inle Lake

Changing direction on Myanmar's second largest lake, under threat from climate change and unsustainable farming.  


UNDP and World Zakat Forum launch new partnership to unlock zakat for the SDGs

The World Zakat Forum (WZF) and UNDP signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to help national and international partners leverage and align new sources of financing for the SDGs  


Mapping the essentials for a dignified life

Looking at poverty from every angle.  


The frightening impact of Yemen's war on children

Two new reports reveal how far back development is being pushed.  


"Land as mother, forest as father, water as blood."

Winners of the 2019 Equator Prize honoured in New York.  


Future of Global Governance of Agriculture and Food System

Statement by Haoliang Xu, UN ASG and Director of UNDP's Bureau for Policy and Programme Support at the invitation of Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands.  


Global Goals Week

This year’s Global Goals Week is the biggest one yet, with more than 80 partners and dozens of events uniting people from all walks of life around a common mission: a sustainable future for everyone.  


Ending the dry season with sustainable water management

Communities in northern Ghana thrive with reliable irrigation and new income opportunities.  


Sahel, a region of opportunities

Harnessing potential, talent, and energy.  


A biodiversity crisis

International Day for Biological Diversity provides a chance to reflect on the profound role nature plays in our lives.  

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