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The Seed Awards 2019

We are pleased to announce that SEED has launched the SEED Awards 2019. This year, up to 66 prize packages will be awarded to locally-driven early-stage enterprises, that leverage their innovative…  


Call for nominations: Equator Prize 2019

The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2019.  


From holidays to homecoming

Moldova emigration in search of work is ranked 11th highest globally. Eco-tourism helps create jobs and reunite families  


A summer of saving lives - lifeguarding in Gaza

For Gaza’s lifeguards, work is more than a livelihood; it is about providing a safe space for relief – a summer snapshot.  


Forest guardians

In Mexico, a country of megabiodiversity, communities and nature work to preserve each other  


Climate-proofing livelihoods

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


Think globally, act locally

Indigenous peoples and local communities can be an agent for change. UNDP works to bring their voices and knowledge to the main stage  


Harmonious land

Ranching, extreme rainfall and drought have taken their toll on the Azuero Peninsula. A transformation to silvopastoral systems and sustainable practices strengthens both environment and community  


Is inclusive smarter than smart?

Concepts of Open Data/Gov and Smart Cities have gained traction in past years, but now raise the question 'smart for who?'  


Energy efficiency to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions

Cities across the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia help the country meet its targets under the Paris Agreement  

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