Antananarivo, le 16 janvier 2017 : En réponse à la requête du Gouvernement au Système des Nations Unies en février 2016, et à la suite des conclusions de la Mission d’assistance à l’évaluation des besoins électoraux (Needs Assistance Mission/NAM), le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) a mis en place le projet d’« Assistance préparatoire au processus électoral » en septembre 2016.
70% of Afghans live in rural areas, and farming provides up to 33% of total GDP every year.
UNDP is helping farmers in the northeast grow better crops and get access to new markets.
Takhar pomegranate farmer, Abdul Hai, doubled his crop yield and his income in just one year.
Now he and his neighbours are expanding their fields.
16 January 2017, Takhar – Some provinces in Afghanistan are famous for their fruit. In Kandahar, it’s the pomegranates; in Parwan, the grapes.
Amman - Over 75 seasoned governance practitioners, economists, senior government representatives, and eminent global scholars from over 14 countries impacted by fragility, conflict and violence from around the globe will meet from January 16-18, 2017 at the Dead Sea, Jordan, to discuss how the United Nations and the global community as a whole can build a stronger foundation for conflict prevention, peacebuilding and statebuilding.
Following 9 months of joint efforts with UNRWA, UNDP presents the “WASH-friendly School Toolkit” to serve as an activity guide for all service providers aiming to transfer WASH-related life skills to children (6 to 17 years), particularly health educators and teachers in UNRWA schools.
New York – The Government of Argentina has become the latest new financial contributor to the UN Peacebuilding Fund (PBF). Ambassador Martín García Moritán of the Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations and the Executive Coordinator of the MPTF Office, Ms. Jennifer Topping, signed the agreement for Argentina’s contribution of US$150,000.