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UNDP Launches Yemen’s First Waste-to-Energy Plant

15 September 2021 – Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a unique waste-to-energy (WtE) initiative in Lahj governorate.  


Fast Fact Sheet - Social Protection and Community Resilience Project

Fast Fact Sheet - Social Protection and Community Resilience Project  


Yemen’s Waiting Rooms: The Dire Healthcare Shortage

In early 2020, SFD announced the delivery of a financial grant of US$ 20,000 and the contribution of 2,000 bricks (equivalent to US$ 4,000) to build three additional rooms over a four-month period.  


Solar Interventions in Yemen

With support from the European Union (EU) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), UNDP and its local partners have installed 425 solar off-grid systems for a range of public…  


Lessons Learned Report - Social Protection and Community Resilience

Multiple objectives are served by this report. It reflects on the key lessons to be learned from the SPCRP project, from the perspective of both project design and implementation. Emphasis is placed…  


The Five Pillars of Success: Salwa’s Story

In a small house filled with preschool-aged children playing joyfully, we met Salwa. A 32-year-old self-made community leader from Lahj in southern Yemen. Salwa wants to share her story and…  


Global Partnerships for Local Solutions: Helping Yemen’s Young Engineers Fight COVID-19

Global Partnerships for Local Solutions: Helping Yemen’s Young Engineers Fight COVID-19  


Beekeeping in Yemen

Every year, Yemen’s 1.2 million native bee colonies produce more than 1,500 tons of honey, providing income to an estimated 100,000 beekeepers.  


Cash-for-Work: Helping Bring Hope while Sustaining Human Dignity

Malekah received YER 370,000 (€ 358) for her work, spending her income on construction materials, supporting household expenses, and caring for her newest baby.  


Supporting the Vulnerable and Diminishing the Threat of Hunger

To support war-impacted communities and lift thousands of Yemeni families out of extreme poverty and unemployment, the European Union has funded the Social Protection for Community Resilience Project…  

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