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UNDP’s solar hybrid solutions result in more robust health response in Seiyun

Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners inaugurated a solar hybrid system that will provide an uninterrupted power supply to the central COVID-19 Isolation Unit in Seiyun,…  

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UNDP Launches Yemen’s First Waste-to-Energy Plant

15 September 2021 – Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a unique waste-to-energy (WtE) initiative in Lahj governorate.  

We are the first generation that has the power to make both people and planet thrive

The new IPCC climate report is clear: we are moving dangerously closer to 1.5 degrees, and facing an inevitable, unprecedented and irreversible global climate crisis. It is a "code red for humanity",…  

Solar power for women empowerment

“It is the moment when all goes dark and silent where I ask myself: what can I do to fix this?” conveyed Rita-Maria Fahed, 24 years-old from Kfaryachit.  

Solar light makes night-time births safer in Somaliland

By providing solar power to rural clinics, Japan and UNDP are helping to bring down sky-high mortality rates  

Sudan’s first wind turbine arrives

A 63m-tall wind turbine has crossed Sudan’s Northern State, marking the first milestone towards the country’s first commercial-scale wind-energy plant. Construction will begin shortly and is estimated…  

HELLO, SUNSHINE: Imagining a World with Renewable Energy

Imagine life on Earth if we continue using fossil fuels. A life relying only on oil, coal, and gas to produce the energy needed to power our transportation, offices, schools, institutions, and…  

Street lighting opens up new horizons in Ubari

“The solar lights in the streets are making a difference in people’s lives and in our small businesses since we can keep our shops open after sunset and people are thrilled to keep enjoying life after…  

UNDP launches roadmap for Sudan’s renewable energy future

“Providing sustainable, stable and affordable energy to the millions in Sudan who lack access is a development imperative,” said Khairy Abdelrahman Ahmed, Acting Minister of Energy and Mining.  

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