UNDP-EU partnership: stories from the field

Here you will find stories that illustrate the partnership between UNDP and the Europan Union in the field. Given that our partnership covers 140 countries and spans over a decade, these stories represent just a fraction of what we do together. They are however important as they show what difference our partnership makes in the lives of people. They show how we help empower people and support the building of resilient nations.

Our Stories

  • UNDP-EU support to farmers helps Cuba depend less on imports
    Jul 24, 2015

    In Cuba, food security is an enormous challenge. This unsustainable situation has prompted the Cuban government to define a strategy for self-sufficiency on food, and to make it a national priority. Since 2009, UNDP and the EU have worked together with the Cubans to improve food security in the country. Hear some of stories from Cuban farmers.

  • Modern Agriculture Helps Improve Lives in Georgia
    Jul 24, 2015

    “Blueberry farming was new in our village. People were doubtful when we started. But now, as they see our field blooming, they feel much keener to follow our example,” “says Tengiz Mikeladze from the remote village Buturauli.

  • Towards social inclusion in Šavnik: Montenegro’s forgotten region
    Jul 24, 2015

    The number of old, lonely and ill people unable to meet their own basic needs continues to grow in rural areas of Montenegro, some of which not connected by any sort of organized transport.

  • Albania: better healthcare and education for the most vulnerable
    Jul 24, 2015

    Have you ever thought that a community center can be a turning point in your life? Ask Manjola. She is a divorced mother of three children, living in Berat, Albania. Challenges are enormous because she lacks education, qualification and faces stigma because she is Roma. Luckily, she has a job in a supermarket.

  • Moldova: A hospital where patients get well faster
    Jul 24, 2015

    The reconstruction works for both the admission department and the intensive care department for children, as well as for the maternity of the Rybnita District Hospital were carried out with the financial support of the EU-UNDP Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme.

  • Multi-lingual schools get attendance up in Bangladesh
    Jul 24, 2015

    Going to school was never a real possibility for the children in the Bangladesh village of Alutila, a remote hamlet that houses a smattering of villages in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. With the UNDP-EU support 300 community-run schools and 700 teachers are improving enrollment and attendance rates in the CHT.

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