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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.  


Labour Market Assessment

A new assessment of the Libyan labour market attributes a key role to the private sector as a driver for economic recovery and the country’s future prosperity.  


Bringing Life Back to Kirkuk’s Farms

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


Libya’s private sector main driver for economic recovery

A new assessment of the Libyan labour market attributes a key role to the private sector as a driver for economic recovery and the country’s future prosperity. Agriculture, construction, automobile…  


Youth Development Delegates program starts its second year, expanding reach to three new countries

Building on the success of the first year of the Youth Development Delegates programme in the Arab region in 2020-2021 —despite the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic— the Arab Youth…  


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.  


Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Second Regular Session 2021

These are extraordinary times. The world is facing existential challenges: a pandemic and a climate emergency, political polarization and challenged multilateralism, continued conflicts, natural…  


“Home of Somali Poetry” initiative launches with Somali Poetry Archive and Somali Poetry Awards

Today sees the birth of a new cultural initiative in Somalia: the Home of Somali Poetry (Hoyga Maansada Soomaaliyeed), which brings together Somali poets and poetry enthusiasts to promote Somali…  


Japan and UNDP open centre at the Jericho Agro-industrial Park to promote trade & create jobs

H.E. Toshimitsu MOTEGI, Foreign Minister of Japan, and H.E. Khaled Al-Osaily, Minister of National Economy, opened today the Palestinian Business and Prosperity Centre at the Jericho Agro-industrial…  


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