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New Year, new approach, new UNDP

UNDP is starting 2018 with a fresh focus and vision. This approach is laid out in the new Strategic Plan, which takes effect on January 1st and is the blueprint for the evolution of its work over the…  

In Mexico, youth leaders tackle problems in their communities

The platform has provided training for 470 youth from 20 states in Mexico and has created a network of young leaders across the country.  

Haitian women rebuild their lives one brick at a time

More than 19,000 people will be trained in disaster-resilient house building techniques.  

Communities come together to protect water and biodiversity in Colombia

The project assesses vulnerability to climate change in the areas surrounding the lake and proposes adaptation measures based on conservation of the ecosystems that ensure the water supply. The…  

Guatemala: Coffee with character

In rural areas of Guatemala, UNDP supports associations of small coffee producers, helping improve their processing and business practices and increasing exports.  

In Cuba, the empowerment of rural women contributes to food security

The initiative has promoted partnerships between governments and national and local scientific institutions in order to actively and coherently participate in the development of the municipality.  

Broadening career opportunities in Guatemala

A UNDP -supported project aims to promote educational opportunities and facilitate the employment of young people from the most vulnerable sectors of Guatemala City .  

Dominican women: Creativity from banana waste

The project "Promoting Women's Economic Autonomy and Participation in Valverde Province", implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Valverde Local Economic Development…  


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