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A Tale of Two Seas: Fisheries During Crisis

From the tropical waters of the Caribbean to the hot and salty Red Sea, Yellowfin Tuna spawn, feed and grow up to seven feet long. This highly migratory species call a wide stretch of the ocean home,…  


Yemeni Fisherfolk: A Legacy as Rich as the Sea

The severe impact on the fishery sector from the ongoing conflict has fueled the need for additional support to Yemeni fisherfolk. The Government of Japan is generously funding the United Nations…  


Faces of Yemen’s Seaports

Meet the Yemenis Working to Ensure Food, Fuel and Medicine is Delivered amidst the World’s Worst Humanitarian and Development Crisis  


SOCOTRA: Yemen’s Island of Natural Wonder and Beauty

Socotra, an island located 380 kilometres south of the Arabian Peninsula, means “island abode of bliss” in Sanskrit.  


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…  


Baseline Study - ERRY II

The overall objective of the Baseline study is to understand the livelihoods situation of people in terms of the five capitals (Social, Physical, Natural, Human, And Financial) among the targeted…  


Can Solar Power Save Lives in Rural Yemen?

Al-Za’zea, in the south-west of Taiz governorate, is home to close to 15,000 people. A remote area suffering economically due to the war, people have struggled to find stable work, and the rough…  


Correcting the Record: Distance Education

A recently published story entitled Distance Education: Overcoming all Challenges to Build Business Skills and a Brighter Future that showcased a UNDP livelihood support activity via WhatsApp has been…  


Distance Education: Overcoming all Challenges to Build Business Skills and a Brighter Future

In the remote, mountainous region of Sarar, 75km north-east of Aden, 471 Yemeni men and women wave their mobile phones in the air, chasing connection as they wait for the familiar ping of the message…  

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