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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…  


Adapting Cuban agriculture helps increase food security

A Cuban project helps reduce the adverse effects of climate change and increasing food security through managing natural resources in a sustainable manner.  


Developing new chances beyond bars

The labour skills program is part of the "Justice and Inclusion programme", run by the Uruguayan Government with the support of the European Union, UNDP, the International Labour Organisation, and the…  


Gaming the education system in Bolivia

An educational video game company finds success through the Dynamic Businesses Programme in Bolivia.  


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.  


Salvadoran youth sow the future on their own land

More than 268 young people received training in accounting and costs, marketing, pest control, handling of vegetables, business leadership and partnerships.  


Haiti: Exporting coffee while protecting biodiversity

By revamping coffee cultivation, producers are reforesting land and improving their living conditions.  


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…  


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