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Rapid Livelihood Assessment: Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis in the Maldives

The rapid assessment aimed to understand the extent and nature of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the Maldivian economy, specifically on employment and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises…  



A Temporary Basic Income (TBI) for Developing Countries

COVID-19 and the response to the pandemic is driving millions of informal sector and self-employed workers into poverty. This brief provides estimates of a temporary basic income for all poor and…  


Global Marine Commodities (GMC) Project: Our Model and Early Results

The GMC Project: Our Model and Early Results describes UNDP's unique approach to engaging different public and private sector actors along the seafood supply chain to drive sustainability into 9…  


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.  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in El Salvador

Through the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2030 project, UNDP partners with the Convention Secretariat and WHO to support fifteen low- and middle-income countries to…  


In vast Angolan national park, rangers wear many hats

Manuel Sebastião Afonço has a lot to take care of: nearly 1 million hectares, to be exact.  


The Future of Higher Education in Moldova

This paper is a reflection of the perception of current students from three Universities in Chisinau about the education system, education trends and the needs of their educational institution to…  


Digital Livelihoods for People on the Move

This research, commissioned as part of the Migrant Union initiative, examines the nexus of forced dis¬placement, the changing nature of work, and liveli¬hoods. It examined whether specific …  


Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  

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