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Cotton, stability, and 24,000 opportunities in Sudan’s White Nile

In White Nile, support for rural development – and partnerships with the private sector – has created 24,000 jobs, and opportunities for communities and refugees to work together.  


Overcoming Shocks

Four years since the declared end of the conflict with ISIL, Iraq still faces many challenges in rebuilding. Some seven million Iraqis – nearly a quarter of the population – live in poverty, with few…  


Slovenia lends both hands to Basra and Anbar

UNDP Iraq’s Peer-to-Peer project serves as a link between local authorities from Iraq and their European counterparts to cooperate and share their experience in a selected area of collaboration. In…  


Communities in Charge of Rebuilding

How residents of Baiji are restoring recreational facilities to build a stronger sense of community.  


Improving Access to Maternal Care in Ramadi

The rehabilitated Ramadi Teaching Hospital for Women and Children serves over 400,000 women across Anbar, improving their access to essential maternal care.  


Increasing response capacity during health emergencies

“Our work is saving the lives of hospital patients, health workers, and the whole community,” said Mohammad Derbaj, director of the medical waste treatment facility in Abbassieh.  


Bringing Life Back to Kirkuk’s Farms

How UNDP is supporting farmers in Hawija, recultivate their land and boost the agricultural sector.  


Bringing hope to young people in Diyala

Young people in Diyala were quick to develop business ideas using their savings from a cash-for-work opportunity.  


Sewing her way to a better life: Kifah’s journey

Kifah restarted a tailoring business out of her home in Tikrit using her savings from a cash-for-work job opportunity.  


Reconstructing Iraq: An open conversation between engineers

Five years since the liberation from ISIL, UNDP continues to work with the Government of Iraq to stabilize and rebuild critical infrastructure and services lost during the conflict. Implemented…  

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