In Mauritania, fuel-efficient stoves help households from chopping down too many trees. Preventing further soil erosion is important for the country which is still recovering from the 2012 Sahel drought.
A teacher giving a lesson to kids in the local language, Chittagong Hills, Bangladesh. UNDP is supporting a new kind of childhood education in this historically poverty-stricken and culturally marginalized region. This has meant the development of teaching materials in indigenous languages. The programme is also introducing new techniques of child-centered teaching so that children feel comfortable and willing to learn, the surest way of keeping them in school. Photo: Salman Saeed/UNDP
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A mother and her child at the Maternity and Child Hospital in Halabja, in the northern Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Funding for the recently-opened hospital came from the Japanese Government through the UN Development Programme (UNDP).