Argan trees are so much more than just trees in rural Morocco. In many cases they are the only income for local indigenous women. Argan nuts are being turned into Argan oil that is being praised by… Read more
Croatia is a small country, with a population half the size of New York city. But what it lacks in size, it makes up in gorgeous nature. Croatia has the largest area of Natura 2000 sites in Europe. 40… Read more
Technology can both empower and disempower. At a recent workshop on blockchain, we landed a challenge: how can we use it to facilitate refugee integration?
I am an immediate misfit in the dynamic… Read more
If there’s one thing I’ve learned at UNDP, it’s that good development projects don’t just happen.
Here at UNDP in Kosovo*, I have seen well-designed and delivered programmes change the lives of… Read more
Do you know who Margaret Hamilton is?
Not many do. She was the computer scientist and systems engineer who programmed the Apollo 11 spaceflight.
There is currently a greatly untapped resource of… Read more
We often say everyone deserves to have the same opportunities, and everyone should be given a chance to follow their dreams. But what does that actually mean? Is that just a bunch of words we say… Read more
Over the next few months, the 12,000 employees based at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California will complete their move to an extravagant new campus. The “spaceship,” covering 2.8 million… Read more
Citizens of Tajikistan rely heavily on remittances. A lack of job opportunities means that up to 1 million (out of a population of 8 billion) migrate elsewhere for work, mostly Russia.
Until 2014,… Read more
Our experience taught us that crowdfunding is not just a new funding method. It’s also a tool to engage communities; a powerful outreach and advocacy mechanism; and a way to create new business models… Read more