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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.  


On extinction, food, climate and inequality

Our ecological meltdown is inextricably intertwined with many other crises.  


Game plan: SDG integration

How UNDP is helping countries deliver on the SDG Agenda.  


Rural revitalization is the answer to a global rural crisis

Rural areas are in crisis. Rural residents make up 45 percent of the world’s population but bear a disproportionate burden of poverty, malnutrition, and poor quality of life.  


How to choose, cook and eat fish sustainably

Award-winning chef Andrew Zimmern writes about the far-reaching benefits of making sustainable choices when shopping for fish.  


Hope for Yemen

How UNDP is building for the future in the midst of conflict.  


Seeds for a brighter future

A school in Sri Lanka provides a haven--and gardening lessons--for families returning from conflict.  


Yemen: Through the looking glass

UNDP has a unique role in the ongoing response to the Yemen crisis. We tackle immediate and ongoing needs in Yemen during the crisis, while continuing to help people, communities and institutions…  

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