A UNDP project helps locally elected women build knowledge and skills in participatory democracy, working with civil society and public service management.
Communities in Sudan are working to make their livelihoods more sustainable, and empowering women to help their communities become less vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
UNDP is helping women participate in decisions affecting their communities and many are reaping the benefits with cleaner water.
A small island state with limited rainfall and a dry tropical climate, Cabo Verde is familiar with water resource constraints. Climate models predict increasing aridity, shifting rainfall patterns and temperature increases.
A demining program in Cambodia has successfully freed land from unexploded ordnance, allowing it to be used for farming.