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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…  


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…  


Paving the Road to Long-term Employment

Together, UNDP and its local partners support a transition away from dependence on emergency employment with the aim of helping to build more sustainable post-crisis livelihoods opportunities.  


Japan helps Aden's Streets become Cleaner and Safer thanks to New Garbage Collection Trucks

The Government of Japan extends its commitment for better solid waste management in Yemen through support to the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Crisis Support for Solid Waste, Water…  


Soil, the Hearth of the Earth

Accounting for approximately 15 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) – and employing more than 50 per cent of the workforce – agriculture is more than just a source of income for the…  


Social Protection Enhancement and COVID-19 Response Project (SPECRP)

The United Nations Development Program (“UNDP”) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (“UNICEF”) (“UNICEF” together with “UNDP” hereinafter the “Recipients”), will jointly implement the Social…  


Japanese Funding to Help Stave off Looming Famine in Yemen

Today the Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a US$ 3.5 million agreement for a capacity and livelihoods development project in Yemen’s southern governorates…  


Saving Lives by Breathing Life Back into the Ports of Yemen

In crisis countries like Yemen, investment in infrastructure is often overlooked, but UNDP views this as an extremely important effort to facilitate the entry of humanitarian assistance, to build…  


Restoring Solid Waste Management in Hadramaut

The Government of Japan continues to support the solid waste management in Yemen through the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Crisis Support for Solid Waste, Water Supply and Sewage…  


Saving Ali’s Life Through Community Education Programmes

“Through this project I have taught many women with low – or no – literacy about cholera, diarrhea, natural breast feeding, pregnancy, and many aspects of maternal health. I feel like I’m having a…  

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