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Value Beyond Value Chains

Value Beyond Value Chains outlines how companies can collaborate more effectively with governments in producer countries to create the enabling conditions for sustainable agricultural production.  



Food and agricultural commodities systems

UNDP addresses the Global Food and Agricultural Commodities Systems (FACS) and has identified transformative pathways towards engendering system change.  


Building Coastal Resilience through Innovation

Insurance and infrastructure generally rank toward the very bottom of the list of fun and interesting things people like talking about. Beaches and coral reefs, on the other hand, are more engaging…  


Financing the response to climate change - we all need to play our part.

“Climate change is the defining issue of our time – and we are at a defining moment…this is the absolute priority.” UN Secretary General  


How can we ensure environmental integrity for green bonds?

Lately, much attention has been directed towards green bonds and how these instruments can ease the challenge of funding countries’ climate action plans.  


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  


Resilience in the eye of the storm

In prone to natural disasters Jeffrey Town, Jamaica farmers find income-generating opportunities in sustainable agriculture practices, while working to promote disaster risk reduction.  


Innovative financing and regional dialogue are central for a thriving ‘blue economy’

The concept of ‘blue economy’ is gaining momentum. It is all about using ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving ocean and coastal ecosystem health.  


Guidance Note: Sustainable Commodities

This Guidance Note takes stock of UNDP’s work in the agricultural commodities sector and provides case studies that illustrate the variety of projects that UNDP supports around the world.  

UNDP Around the world