A sigh of relief for Ngala residents in Lindi, rural Tanzania
Aug 16, 2016
Roughly 80 kilometers outside of Lindi, Tanzania lies a small village called Ngala. With a population of approximately 2,300 people, most of Ngala’s residents are farmers who grow Sesame seeds, Peas and Maize. Unreliable harvests, partly contributed by the impact of climate change,
Launch of the Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) Initiative In Tanzania
Jul 11, 2016
On Monday 11th July 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, officially launched Tanzania’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative
UNDP’s global flagship for 2015 launched in Tanzania
Mar 11, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Friday launched its flagship Global Human Development Report for 2015 in Tanzania. Titled ‘Work for Human Development’ the report, taking a broader view of work, examines linkages between work and human development and explores changes between job security, flexibility and demand for skills as well as issues of paid and unpaid work, including care, voluntary, creative and sustainable work.
UNDP stands ready to assist youth empowerment in Tanzania
Mar 10, 2016
UNDP along with other UN agencies and development partners said they were prepared to apply their experience and expertise to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful participation in the development agenda.
International Women’s Day 2016: Planet 50-50 by 2030
Mar 8, 2016
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate progress toward ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls, and to renew and reinvigorate commitments to achieve gender equality.
UNDP officials attend Solutions Alliance Roundtable in Brussels
Feb 25, 2016
On February 9-10, two UNDP officials including Awa Dabo, Country Director for Tanzania together with a government delegation attended the second Solutions Alliance Roundtable that was held in Brussels, Belgium. The roundtable is an inclusive forum acting as a catalyst for mobilising development and humanitarian actors to provide durable solutions for the growing numbers of refugees and internally displaced people.
Statement by The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of UNDP, 24th February 2016
Feb 24, 2016
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Founded in 1966, UNDP now works in some 170 countries and territories to help eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities and exclusion.
Taking stock of the HDR experience in Eastern and Southern Africa
Feb 22, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), supported by the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), organized a four-day regional workshop in Dar es Salaam aimed at enhancing the national human development reporting process throughout different countries in the East and Southern Africa region.
Reflections as UNDP observes 50th Anniversary
Feb 16, 2016
Through its strong relationship with the Government, UNDP has also supported the country in achieving its national development objectives. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) especially drove progress in several important areas: income poverty; access to improved sources of water; primary school enrollment and child mortality.
My Volunteer Journey
Dec 28, 2015
I have always had a very strong sense of volunteerism, since when I was a kid. But it has always been confined to the less fortunate; the poor and the very sick. During my childhood we used to go and help at the Ocean Road hospital and orphanages, helping in cleaning and talking to the kids and the sick