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Solar-powered water breeds life in the Turkmenistan desert

In a Turkmenistan desert, renovating a water system and bringing in solar energy aims to bring the livestock back to a new landscape.  


We need sustainable cities in Turkmenistan – so we created a roadmap to get there

No city has achieved sustainability yet, but we are taking lessons from around the world to create solutions for Turkmenistan's urban centers.  


Central Asian governments call for the elimination of violence against women and girls

Government and parliamentary representatives from Central Asia gathered at a United Nations regional conference to discuss holistic strategies to combat all forms of violence against women and girls…  


People with disabilities want a chance to shine, not your pity

The public and private sector come together for a career fair geared towards people with disabilities, the first of its kind in Turkmenistan.  


Turkmenistan conference to shed light on development financing

Over 100 representatives from government, business, international financial institutions and commercial banks will come together to discuss Turkmenistan’s development and resource mobilization…  


UNDP, Japan team up to help curb the rise of violent extremism in Central Asia

UNDP and the Government of Japan launched a US$6.15 million regional project to help stop violent extremism among youth in Central Asia, addressing high unemployment and lack of involvement in local…  


Trade and development agencies join forces to boost Central Asia’s capacity to export

Three international organizations launched a new trade intelligence training programme for Central Asia, to support the trade and export capacities of the businesses in this region. The programme…  


Tuberculosis recovery requires more than just medicine

Tuberculosis (TB) treatment is a very long and complicated process. Often, patients are left to face the condition on their own because people are afraid of contamination. Many lose their jobs and…  


Russia to help boost climate action in 12 countries around the world

The Russia-UNDP Trust Fund has approved seven projects, worth a total of US$6.7 million, to support UNDP climate efforts in more than a dozen countries in Europe and the CIS, Africa and the Caribbean.  


Partners discuss development challenges, opportunities in Central Asia

Representatives of UNDP and the European Union (EU) discussed development challenges and opportunities in Central Asia, and their future collaboration in the region.  

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