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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.  


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.  


UNDP partners with Toyota to support youth employment and sustainable development in Iraq

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today between Toyota and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq to support youth employment and advance the achievement of the…  


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.  


UNDP Regional Director renews commitment to enhanced support for most vulnerable local communities, on her first visit to Syria

The Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States, Khalida Bouzar, has concluded a two-day visit to Syria, where she assessed rapidly growing humanitarian needs amongst vulnerable Syrians and…  


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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