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A Yemeni Frontline Woman Inspires 163 Communities

The gender-based business model applied by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as part of the Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen’s (ERRY) solar activities helped remove the economic,…  


Brochure: Waste to Energy

Read about Yemen’s first ever waste-to-energy plant project! Unique in the Arab region, the plant provides an innovative and replicable approach to energy production using local waste. It also serves…  


UNDP’s Solar Hybrid Solutions Result in More Robust Health Response in Seiyun

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners inaugurated a solar hybrid system that will provide an uninterrupted power supply to the central COVID-19 Isolation Unit in Seiyun,…  


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.  


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…  


Investing in Hope in Yemen Cannot Wait


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…  


UNDP Yemen wins prestigious global Ashden Award for Humanitarian Energy

A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Yemen project that addresses solar power needs and provides solutions and hope for three frontline conflict communities has been announced as the winner…  


Making Energy Affordable in Yemen through Solar Power

UNDP designed and developed a unique, low-cost solar microgrid solution that uses our 3x6 approach for longer term sustainability  

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