Decades of civil war have destroyed much of Somalia’s physical infrastructure and fractured trust among different communities, individual citizens and the state. So how to fix the damage? This 2-minute video explains how UNDP is helping local governments rebuild economies, repair social systems and restore trust as part of the UN Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG).
For many years, Khadra sat under a tree by a dirt road in the small town of Gabiley and called it her shop. She’d spread her vegetables on the floor and wait there in the afternoon heat, watching them gather dust as people wandered past, some stopping to buy something, but most not.
The Mogadishu Tech Summit closed in the Somali capital today amidst words of praise and encouragement from the government and the United Nations, and pledges worth millions of dollars in support of technological advancement in Somalia.
Bogota, December 9, 2019 – The demonstrations sweeping across the world today signal that, despite unprecedented progress against poverty, hunger and disease, many societies are not working as they should.
With GEF-LDCF funding, new project will improve water management, disaster warning systems and livelihoods
UNDP is supporting government and UN partners to respond and bring relief to communities affected by drought, flooding and other climatic shocks across Somalia, though targeted projects that build resilience and protects livelihoods.
The event aimed to increase knowledge and coordination on the 2030 agenda.

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