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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.  


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…  


Qat-to-Coffee for Climate Resilience and Human Security

The project aims to contribute to strengthened community resilience against shocks and crises in Yemen. The project has three mutually reinforcing outputs geared to protect poor and vulnerable people…  


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.  


ERRYII Programme Progress Brief - Issue 4

ERRYII programme brief- issue 4 highlights the Joint programme background ,key achievements, and challenges during the reporting period form July 2019 - December 2020.  


Innovating in Hodeidah: Finding Solutions for 350 Tons of Daily Solid Waste

To clean up the streets of the city, between May and December 2019, UNDP employed nearly 6,100 people: 3,650 from the local community and 2,450 from the District Cleaning Fund (DCF). Approximately…  


Iman, the Solar-Powered Heroine Inspiring Change in Rural Yemen

“Being featured in the BBC list of 100 Most Influential Women for 2020 gives great pride to me, my business partners, and Yemen as a whole,” says Iman, a solar power plant manager from Abss, Yemen.  

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