Small-scale Commercial Poultry farmers in Sierra Leone have been trying to address the issue of importation of day-old chicks . UNDP, through local innovation grassroots mapping mechanism identified a disruptive solution with huge impact potential.
This brief details how tobacco control intersects with each of the 17 SDGs and their corresponding sectors. Specifically for the Sierra Leonean context, it provides key facts as well as recommendations to deliver shared gains across sectors and actors.
With funding from UNDP, National COVID-19 Emergency Response Centre (NaCOVERC) has deployed some 402 mobilisers and supervisors in Western Area Rural and Urban Districts over 60 days, preparing communities for mass COVID-19 vaccination at ward level.
Recent joint mission to the Jendema Border led by UNDP Deputy Resident Representative- Rokya Ye Dieng and Mano River Union (MRU) Secretary General-Madinah Wesseh found some of our trainees have formed business groups that are leaping into various business ideas.
32-year-old Ibrahim Conteh graduated from Njala University in 2016, but, until 2019, his endless search for a job opportunity brought him more frustration.
The Gender Equality Seal incentivizes UNDP Country Offices to integrate gender equality into all aspects of their development work.
The country’s iNAP gives guidance and provides information on actions to reduce climate change vulnerability regarding water resources, agriculture and food security, public health, coastal zones, and communities across the country.

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1,670 USD

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