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

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.more

Our Stories

Socotra
An information center established by UNDP to sell and market bidiversity products and promote ecotourism in Socotra Archipelago, August 2016

Socotra's Information Center: Biodiversity Conservation and Sharing Benefits

The Socotra Archipelago, an island in the Arabian Sea, is a prime center of unique biodiversity. It is historically renown by its rare and spectacular plants.more 

Adib
Adib and his Family

Preserving biodiversity through nurseries and eco-lodges in Socotra

Adib’s family was always interested in agriculture and kept a home vegetable garden. With the support from UNDP’s project, the family converted the home garden tomore 

Projects and Initiatives

  • 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 

  • 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 setmore 

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Fog Harvesting Project in Yemen

Video of Fog Harvesting