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UNDP helps Pakistan's flood affected plant seeds for new livelihoods

Imam Bibi, 60, with her husband are starting to re-cultivate their flooded land.(Photo: UNDP)Islamabad - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is distributing packages of seeds and fertilizer to about 10,000 Pakistani farmers whose lands and equipment were destroyed by floods that sweptLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP helps Syria achieve tuberculosis breakthrough

TB patient receiving daily treatment at TB centrein Bab Mousalla, Damascus (Photo: Ingrida Kerusauskaite) Support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has increased success in target areas of a programme byLue lisää (englanti)

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UNDP helps boost Brazil-Africa partnerships

Brasilia/Rio de Janeiro - Brazil’s experience in lifting millions of people out of poverty and in spurring agricultural and energy innovations is crucial to promoting development in Africa, according to regional directors of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Sharing of knowledge andLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP helps boost rural justice in Bangladesh

Dhaka – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting the justice system in rural Bangladesh by training local public officials and community members on criminal and civil proceedings – as well as alternative dispute resolution methods. UNDP’s rural justice project, withLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP helps conserve land in Thai villages

Video: Karen Tribe Land RightsWhit Poom’s family has been growing rice for 50 years on his farm in the Karen hill tribe village of Maesapaetai in Thailand’s northern Mae Hong Son province. While crop rotating once served as a way to keep farms big and healthy, the clearing away ofLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP helps drought-stricken Iraq combat effects of climate change

Global Warming is manifested in Iraq through: • More frequent and more severe droughts, 2008/09 was the second such prolonged drought period in ten years. • Declining rainfall over the past four years, with annual precipitation reaching only 25-65 percent of normal levels. Lue lisää (englanti)

UNDP helps mine victims in Iraqi Kurdistan become independent

Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – Every year an unknown number of Iraqis gets killed or maimed due to landmines and unexploded remnants of war, as their country is among the most contaminated with unexploded ordnance. One of the victims is Yahya Muhammed Taha, who stepped on a landmine and lostLue lisää (englanti)

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South Sudanese women break justice barriers

Poverty, limited access to basic services, low education and literacy levels - just a few of the barriers to legal and human rights faced by women of Western Equatoria state in South Sudan. Following support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), major steps are being taken toLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP helps to boost health services for vulnerable populations in Buenos Aires

By María Martha Ambrosoni UNDP Argentina worked with the district of La Matanza to strengthen public health service management. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 22 June — In 2002, La Matanza, home to Argentina’s poorest 1.3 million people in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, faced theLue lisää (englanti)

UNDP helps to set up solar villages in Benin

Today, solar energy supplies 308 households in Hon and Koussoukpa. (Photo: UNDP)Until recently, the villages of Hon and Koussoukpa, like many others, (100 kilometers from Cotonou, Benin’s economic capital) got their light from oil lamps and candles, suffering all the damage to health andLue lisää (englanti)

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