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Global Policy Network

GPN is the engine for thought leadership, UNDP’s programmatic work and a vital delivery mechanism of our integrator function.  


Prosper under the sun

Faced with the ever-increasing global demand for renewable energy, two Andean communities in Peru use solar energy to develop sustainable businesses  


Solar for Health

Five ways solar power can make universal healthcare a reality.  


Ghana boosts farming productivity

For Iddrisu, a farmer in Northern Ghana who had to walk 12 km daily just to get to his farm, solar-powered irrigation is a game changer.  


Reducing risk for private investment in off-grid energy

In 2011 Rwanda was literally in the dark-- 89 percent of the country, about 9.4 million people, didn’t have power. It was one of the lowest electrification rates in the world.  


Inspiring a clean power revolution

When energy initiatives do more than keep the lights on.  


Inspiring a clean power revolution

How much impact can just one clean energy change have on an entire community? It’s an idea that UNDP is testing by leading by example. And it started with a deadly epidemic.  


Climate-proofing livelihoods

Leading a change in Zambia, from the countryside in Kalomo - from conservation agriculture to renewable energy  


Blue Economy: a sustainable ocean economic paradigm

A sustainable development that meets the needs of the present and the future, while opening opportunities for new activities as energy  


What is the COP24 all about?

In a couple of weeks, climate leaders will gather for COP24. Behind the acronym, there is a real opportunity to advance the battle against climate change  

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