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Modern practices give rural farmers relief from the war

“We were like a tree waiting to die slowly,” Warda Saleh reflected. A widow and the mother of four children, Warda lives in Abasar village, Yemen. Her family relies on farming for their livelihood and…  


A new way of working in Yemen and helping Yemenis survive the crisis

In 2018 alone, around 1,899 large-scale, cash-for-work sub-projects were implemented, benefiting nearly 3.4 million Yemenis. These sub-projects created jobs for more than 344,550 people – 20 percent…  


Bashir: From bankruptcy to success

Bashir Naji is one example of a previously vulnerable person who lost his living to the ongoing conflicts. The 30-year-old father heads a family of four – a wife and three young daughters – that…  


UNDP Administrator’s Statement: Mission to Yemen

Four years of violent conflict in Yemen has reversed decades of development progress. Fighting has killed or injured tens of thousands of civilians and displaced well over 3 million people. Eighty per…  


Searching for a Place to Call Home

Amna’s situation has improved dramatically since joining the cash-for-work project that is being implemented by the Social Fund for Development (SFD) in partnership with UNDP.  


Fast Fact Sheet-SPCRP-June2019

The Social Protection for Community Resilience Project (SPCRP) is funded and supported by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UN Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with The Social Fund…  


Fast Fact Sheet-SPCRP-March2019

The Social Protection for Community Resilience Project (SPCRP) is funded and supported by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UN Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with The Social Fund…  


Country Programme Framework

At the end of 2018, in the context of on-going conflict and a humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Yemen decided to adopt a two-year bridging…  


Yemen Livelihoods and Human Security

The Yemen Livelihood and Human Security (LHS) project contributes to the overall stability of Yemeni governorates, by empowering communities to resist and recover from conflict.  


Livelihood Impact Assessment 2019

This report provides an assessment of the impacts of the micro-businesses supported under the Enhanced Rural Resilience Programme in Yemen (ERRY) implemented by UNDP and partners, and supported by the…  

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