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Restoring Yemen’s Schools to Safe Havens

With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Yemen’s the local demining authority, the Yemen Executive Mine Action Centre (YEMAC) deployed an emergency team to clear the area.…  

#InspireMe: 16 Stories to Arouse Hope and Empower Women

Together we are proud to introduce 16 changemakers doing what they can to empower Yemeni women economically, to succeed in business and support peacebuilding efforts in Yemen.  

Community Safety Champions: Helping Reduce Explosive Hazards and Rebuild Trust in Yemen

Feeling safe in your own community is a critical foundation for peacebuilding in a country experiencing protracted conflict.  

Recycle Waste Today for a Better Tomorrow

The WtE initiative aims to bring the community, institutions and science together to reduce waste and generate affordable energy. It also helps communities tackle the behavioral problems of waste…  

Nurturing Youth Entrepreneurship

The Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project is helping young women and men (18-40) from rural areas gain the skills they need to build and maintain their own businesses and foster…  

Yemeni Grapes: Ancient History, Uncertain Future

Since the dawn of history, Yemen has been known as the Land of the Two Gardens, famous for the cultivation of various kinds of grapes, each with its own unique flavour, colour, and nutritional…  

The Little Clinic That Could

Following in her mother’s footsteps, Bassima was working as a volunteer midwife in one of the village clinics, a half hour walk from her home.  

Hailah: 50 years of Love for Grape Farming

Hailah - and another 70 grape farmers like her – were provided with trellises and hand tillers to help improve their agricultural production and income. Trellises help Hailah ensure that grapes are…  

UNDP and Korea support Local Women’s Union to Empower the Granddaughters of Bilqis

With funding from the Republic of Korea, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners are working for stronger gender justice and health security for over 20,000 women and children in…  

Building a Foundation of Trust: Overcoming Injustice with Inclusivity in Yemen

Understanding that the formal justice system still has a critical role to play within the community, UNDP has provided formal training and capacity building for over 1,000 personnel from rule of law…  

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