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A New Generation of Women Leaders in Conflict Resolution

Katiba, a young woman who lives in a remote rural area called Bani Usef, Far’ Alodeen district, Ibb governorate. People of Bani Usef faced many major conflicts that have been obstructing the development in health and education for many years. For three years, people of Bani Usef sub-district and themore


Abyan IDPs felt much better equipped to cope with the challenges ahead

Bassin Yasslam and his family were amongst more than 190,000 people who fled Abyan in 2011. He explained “We were guilty of nothing except living in the wrong place”. In 2011, Ansar al-Sharia – otherwise known as Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) – took control of most areas in Abyan, and a fiermore


Hajj Ahmad, one of hundreds of farmers benefited from the distribution of fertilizer and seeds supported by UNDP

Hajj Ahmad Sayed, 61 years old, was one of hundreds of farmers who benefited from the distribution of fertilizer and seeds, which was implemented by UNDP in late 2012 in northern governorate of Sa’ada, Yemen. After three years of the last round of conflict in Sa’ada, the economic recovery remains frmore


Mine detection dogs defend Yemen from mines

By: Bohdana Rambouskova, Communication Officer, Socotra Governance & Biodiversity Project The staff and the animals of the Mine Detection Dog Unit of the Yemen Executive Mine Action Center were appointed to a hard mission at the end of 2009: to clear from landmines and explosive remnants of war more

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