Community & Livelihood support in Afghanistan

Our objective is to support the most vulnerable Afghans, most notably women, girls, poor households, people with disabilities and other marginalized communities, especially as they are going through severe economic, social and political crisis in these times of duress. Our project’s approach is straightforward and effective: we work with CDDO, a reputable national NGO consisting … Continued

Project Empower

This project aims at empowering and strengthening the capacity of marginalized women to develop skills to earn a sustainable income through technology and to build their capacity to become changemakers in their communities. The project focuses on making the digital economy work for women’s economic empowerment. The main objective of the project is to empower … Continued

Mexico-Indigenous Rights Observatory

Our project called “Mexico-Indigenous Rights Observatory” develops actions focused on contributing to the protection and fulfillment of the rights of 11 indigenous peoples of Mexico, the most historically disadvantaged social group in our country. Through this Observatory, we strive to have a long-term impact on the 68 indigenous peoples of Mexico, contributing to the exercise … Continued

Opportunities for Youth in Africa

Opportunities for Youth in Africa is a joint UNIDO and FAO program that proposes an integrated approach for the creation of quality employment and self-employment opportunities for young African professionals in agriculture and agribusiness. Taking into account the economic impact of Covid-19, youth-sensitive analysis serves to identify agricultural and agribusiness opportunities, including innovative markets that … Continued

Work4Progress, Innovation for promoting jobs

The Work4Progress (W4P) program aims to encourage innovation and quality employment for vulnerable women and young people, moving beyond traditional approaches, limited to isolated projects, into platforms formed by civil society organizations, universities, private sector, and public stakeholders. It is implemented in India, Mozambique, and Peru. The main innovations include community listening tools; co-creation, prototyping … Continued

Capacity for inclusive growth amidst Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has widened poverty, inequality, and gender gaps. This free IMF online course on Inclusive Growth discusses measures to help close such inclusion gaps, highlighting lessons learned from policies deployed throughout the world. Offered to both government officials and the general public, the course discusses labor markets, governance, and climate change with the … Continued

Transforming Aid Delivery with Data Science

Sending cash directly to poor people is one of the most efficient ways to fight poverty. During Covid-19, while many countries found it difficult to target, enroll, and pay millions in need due to restrictive measures, Togo managed to distribute €29M to 920,000 vulnerable people (¼ of its adult population) through NOVISSI, a digital payment … Continued

Youth on track

Jóvenes con Rumbo (JcR) is a secondary and tertiary prevention for youth who are excluded from the formal labor market, who have not concluded their education cycles and are at risk of engaging in violence and crime, or in conflict with the law. JcR has an integral and intensive working model that includes life and … Continued

Weaving the recovery

COVID-19 has simultaneously reduced revenues and increased the housework burden for Indigenous Women, while exposing their dire lack of access to essential services. This project will tackle the systemic socio-economic inequalities faced by Indigenous Women in Guatemala, Peru and Mexico. Rooted in intricate traditional textiles, it will weave an entrepreneurial fabric tailored to the post-COVID … Continued

Digital assessment tools

The UNDP’s Digital Socio-economic Impact Assessment (SEIA) is a reliable and flexible end-to-end digital assessment toolkit designed to support decision makers in crisis-affected countries. Digital SEIA enables rapid mobile data collection and visualization, with a strong focus on vulnerable groups. The toolkit can be tailored to the needs of various stakeholders, while facilitating multidimensional analyses … Continued