Environment and Energy

Challenges in Yemen

Environmental degradation and climate change impacts continue to be key development challenges in Yemen limiting available choices for the poor and impeding satisfactory progress towards human development, achievements of MDGs, and sustainability. More

Our Goals

We support the Government of Yemen in addressing global environmental issues at the local levels, building resilience to climate change and mainstreaming climate change into development policies. more

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Environment and Energy

UNDP supports the Government of Yemen in addressing global environmental issues at the local levels, building resilience to climate change and mainstreaming climate change into development policies.

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Projects and Initiatives

Socotra

Strengthening Socotra policy and regulatory framework for mainstreaming biodiversity

The project contributes to the goal of creating a sustainable and well-governed path of development for the Socotra archipelago that ensures the conservation of its globally important biodiversity. The project's objective is that Biodiversity management considerations are mainstreamed effectively into the current process of decentralizing governance. more

SNRM

Sustainable Natural Resources Management, II

The project aims at reinforcing sustainable management of natural resources. It will capitalize on the achievements and capacities built in phase I and enhance them through the implementation of integrated interventions set more

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Fog Harvesting Project in Yemen

Video of Fog Harvesting
Video: Re-use of Gray Water from Aden Mosques for Irrigation of Green Spaces of Streets Island

 

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Manakh Rainwater and Fog Harvesting - Final Report

Most regions of the country suffer an acute shortage of drinking water as well as water for irrigation and other usages. Yemen is among the ten poorest world nations in water resource, where the water crisis impact urban and rural areas alike. Among the most affected comes; women; girls and children, who bear the biggest burden collecting water from rock tanks and the remaining wells.

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