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From bricks to apps, local creativity mitigates the cost of crisis

What are some local innovations that UNDP has adopted in order to help Nepal back on its feet and on the road to recovery after the earthquake?

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Data to the rescue: Innovative approaches in disaster risk reduction and agriculture

Contributing to the installment of early-warning systems and a novel mobile app for the benefits of farmers are some of the ways in which UNDP has embraced the potential of new technology in its work  


China recovery aid reached over 31,800 households in flood-affected areas of Tarai

UNDP, with funding support from the Government of the People’s Republic of China, provided recovery support to over 31,800 families affected by the 2017 floods over the last three months  


Chhali Maya Thami bags “Leadership Award for Community Resilience”

Chhali Maya Thami of the Sorung Kohla community was conferred the “Leadership Award for Community Resilience" on the opening day of the Himalayan Consensus Summit in Kathmandu on 23 March  


Yeti Airlines-Tara Air to airlift 100 tons of waste to clean up Everest in 2018

Yeti Airlines in partnership with Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality, Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee, Himalaya Club and UNDP has formally initiated the process to airlift 100 tons of…  


Conference on Technology for Public Services and Development

As part of efforts to facilitate discussion on how technology and innovation could contribute to better governance, and towards achieving the SDGs, UNDP is organizing a conference on Technology for…  


Government of India, UNDP and UNOPS partner to expedite reconstruction in Nepal

The Government of India, UNDP and UNOPS have signed a partnership agreement to accelerate the post-earthquake reconstruction process in Nepal  


Nepal on the right track, Swedish parliamentarians conclude after visit

A visiting delegation of Swedish parliamentarians have commended Nepal for its progress on promoting inclusion and gender equality as well as building resilience, improving livelihoods and post-quake…  


Four CSO representatives selected to participate in the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Four representatives of Civil Society Organizations in Nepal have been selected by the UN Country Team to participate in the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women  


Government of Nepal endorses country’s first Climate Change Financing Framework

The Ministry of Finance has endorsed the country’s first Climate Change Financing Framework, which lays out a road map for improved coordination in planning and budgeting climate responses  


Signature Solution 6 - Gender: Proper and equal gender laws, rights, jobs and salaries

A look at some of UNDP Nepal's interventions pertaining to gender equality and social inclusion, part of UNDP's Strategic Plan's Signature Solutions, which sets out the direction for a new UNDP  

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