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Measuring the Economic Impact of Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism in Africa

This study provides primary research on the economic cost and impact of violent extremism by looking at the economic cost of violent extremism focusing on 18 African countries.  


Digital sprints; new and faster ways of creating ideas

The world is changing fast and UNDP must adapt and change with it.  


"We are planting the oxygen you will breathe in the future."

Following decades of brutal conflict, projects have begun generating economic and social opportunities that promote peace.  


In the path of the monarch butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in the Mexican state of Michoacán is known around the world for an extraordinary migratory phenomenon.  


A bay in Jamaica comes back to life

Rare sea turtles flourish as a community bands together.  


How will COVID-19 affect the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean?

The disease outbreak, which originated in China, will be a test of the resilience of Latin American and Caribbean economies.  


Recycling waste and creating opportunities for women

For a community in Jordan a new recycling centre represents more than just work.  


Providing hope and support for Yemeni women as conflict drags on

Women become equal partners in addressing urgent needs in their communities.  


Guardians of the 'Knuckles' range

In central Sri Lanka, the UNESCO World Heritage site is named for its peaks that resemble a clenched fist.  


"We knew that if we continued at this rate, we would not have a forest."

Preserving the livelihoods of those who depend on Kenyan forests.  

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