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Africa Commits to Sustain Blue Economy at TICAD7

Africa commits to enhance the development of blue economy as the engine of growth as it has the potential of driving industrialization, alleviating poverty, increasing food security and creating job…  


STATEMENT BY UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE – DR. SAMUEL DOE

I believe this validation workshop will provide the platform for effective discussions and input by key stakeholders to ensure the Coastal adaptation plan stand the test of time for its effective use…  


Update on the establishment of an Independent Commission for Peace and National Cohesion

“Development gains cannot be sustained in the absence of peaceful co-existence” according to the President of Sierra Leone.  


UNDP hands-over laboratory equipment to the Ministry of Health

The project targets the three countries affected by the Ebola virus disease (EVD).  


Life-Saving Lyrics Fill the Airwaves in Sierra Leone

With support from UNDP, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Sierra Leone has developed a radio jingle, to raise awareness of the ways that human activity can be harmful to the environment. …  


Bail and sentencing instrument training for legal practitioners ends in Sierra Leone

The training of trainers was organised by the Judiciary of Sierra Leone in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with financial support from the Bureau of International…  


UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator

Mr Steiner has been a respected global leader on sustainable development, international cooperation and global diplomacy for nearly three decades. He is a vocal advocate for the Sustainable…  


District disaster management committees trained to mitigate impact of disasters

The norm at the Sittia village has been the smoking of fish on large scale for sale in other parts of Sierra Leone. The fish smoking process is normally done through a barbeque over a very large fire.…  


Development for everyone requires the inclusion of everyone- Global Human Development Report 2016

The Report also stresses that millions of people are unable to reach their full potential in life because they suffer deprivations in multiple dimensions of human development. According to the Report,…  

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