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

The Government of India, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) signed, on 8 March, a partnership agreement to expedite the…  

Opening the tap

Binisera Lamichhane Mangar cradles her 2-year-old granddaughter and, with her free hand, turns on a gleaming faucet as the entire village of Gadhi looks on. The pipe gurgles as the crowd hold their…  

Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike

Climate Change is Threat to Rich and Poor Alike  

Planetary Health

Speech at UNGA-72 side-event on Planetary Health  

UNDP Releases VR Film Ground Beneath Her, a Window into the Continuing Devastation of Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake

Ground Beneath Her is a virtual reality film that showcases the struggle of 14-year-old Sabita. More than a year after the earthquake, Sabita must balance the pain of picking up the pieces after the…  

Back in business in Nepal

Two years since the earthquake, Nepal is well into recovery and reconstruction, but a great deal of work remains to be done. Meet some of the people working to rebuild their country.  

Back on the land for Nepalese farmers

UNDP’s Rapid Enterprise and Livelihoods Recovery Project supports microentrepreneurs to restore their livelihoods after the earthquake.  

Helen Clark: Statement at UNGA Special Event on LDCs and Agenda 2030

UN Trusteeship Council Chamber - New York, USA  

Restoring land, nurturing young leaders in Nepal

Despite the beautiful landscapes and resilient mountain people, life in the mountains of Nepal can be tough, particularly for rural youth. Abandoning their villages in search of employment elsewhere…  

Bamboo keeps villagers dry in Nepal

A UNDP-supported scheme is helping the government mitigate floods and landslides, which account for over three quarters of economic loss caused by disasters in the country.  

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