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Navigation through the wickedness of gender-based violence in Tunisia

Gender-based violence remains a wicked problem. Learn what more could be done, in Nadia BenAmmar’s blog, where she walks us through some key insights and paradoxes of Gender-Based Violence in Tunisia.…  


Hacking into the talent of Egypt’s youth for solutions to water-scarcity

To tap into this rich resource, UNDP Egypt’s Accelerator Lab joined with the International Water Management Institute of the Middle East and North Africa (IWMI MENA) to bring together young innovators…  


Eco-Stone: an innovative approach to turning waste into bricks

Mohammed Abu Shahla, Shaimaa Al Qassas and Ali Al Shawwf, three engineering students met at a local competition in Gaza and introduced their idea of turning waste into bricks. This next generation of…  


Future of knowledge 2021

According to the Future of Knowledge Foresight Reports of 2018 and 2019, economies are not prepared for future disruptions and their knowledge ecosystems are not sufficiently well-established to…  


Small-scale farming is key to the future of food, but how can we make it more inclusive and more sustainable?

Almost 28 percent of Egypt’s total workforce are involved in the agriculture sector, with the majority making a living from small-scale farms.  


Enhancing Community Stabilisation through Innovative Value Chain Partnerships in Darfur

In Sudan, an innovative value chain partnership between farmers, UNDP and a manufacturing company - Darfood has increased productive capacities, created over 4,800 jobs and reduced inter-community…  


Building a sense of community: Tuz rebuilds infrastructure damaged by ISIL

Tuz Khurmatu, the capital city of Tuz district in Salah Al-Din, is known for its ethnic diversity and historic trade route between Baghdad and Kirkuk. However, during the ISIL conflict, the city was…  


UNDP-4YFN women innovators programmein MWC Bareclona 2022

MWC Barcelona is the world’s most influential event for the connectivity industry. It’s where world-leading companies, innovators, and trailblazers share the latest thought leadership about the…  


Youth breaking the gender bias: Towards more equal and sustainable future

Unlocking the potential of young women to tackle challenges in their communities and be drivers of inclusive growth, gender equality and sustainable development in the Arab region is highly needed.  


UNDP-4YFN Women Innovators Programme in the Arab States

The Women Innovators Programme (WIP) is a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States and Four Years From Now (4YFN), the start-up platform of the global…  

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