Stories


Saving lives in Libya

UNDP support renovates a vital hospital in southern Libya.  


Floating solar panels restore life to Peruvian soil

How a young agricultural scientist brought reliable irrigation to his mountain community.  


In Costa Rica, women find new strength as business leaders

Costa Rica is leading the world in the protection of its oceans and sea life, and women are becoming more involved in sustainably managing its fisheries.  


Innovation helps rebuild Belize's coral reef

Fragments of Hope brings life back to coral reefs and reinvigorates the communities who depend on it.  


Data contributes to clean air in Skopje

Armed with information, North Macedonia tackles its air pollution problem.  


Guardians of the forest

Improving livelihoods while protecting natural resources in Colombia.  


"The rain didn't take us."

How women weavers in northern Peru rebuilt their lives and businesses following disaster.  


A booming economy brings challenges

UNDP is working in Viet Nam to reduce air pollution.  


Bangladesh climate migrants build new lives

In one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, UNDP is helping families adapt and thrive.  


Ensuring 'the ghost of the forest' doesn't disappear

Protecting the 14 tree kangaroo species who live in the rainforest of Papua New Guinea.  


The mountain where wishes come true

UNDP support helps farmers diversify in Azerbaijan.  


“Be brave. You can do more than you imagine.”

A young Afghani man living with disabilities finds new hope.  


Thirty three years on, the Chernobyl region springs to life

Reclaiming traditional skills and learning new ones; UNDP is helping the businesses and artisans of Belarus rebuild their economy.  


“Traditional knowledge has a lot to offer the world.”

Delegates to this year's Indigenous Peoples' Forum discuss their work representing their communities on the international stage.  


Can data save lives? Digitizing the malaria response in Guinea-Bissau

In Guinea-Bissau, malaria is the leading cause of death among pregnant women and children under five. A new technology is strengthening the national health system and saving lives.  

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