Our Stories

  • Lessons from the Other Side: Caribbean Farmers Tour Japan
    May 8, 2018

    With most of Dominica’s crop and livestock affected during the last hurricane season and another hurricane season beginning in a few weeks, Caribbean farmers are well aware of the impact of natural hazards, exacerbated by climate change. Frequent and unpredictable drought, flood, pests and soil erosion are just a few of the current phenomenon impacting their yield and by extension, the region’s food security. At the end of the study tour, the team shared their key takeaways and we now, in turn, share them with you.

  • Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Checklist endorsed by CDEMA
    May 4, 2018

    During the 9th Meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), members endorsed the Revised Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Checklist.

  • Powering Suriname’s Hinterland, by the Sun
    Apr 29, 2018

    Tepu has operated on a power system setup some forty years prior, dependent on a generator and fuel. Today, the village runs on solar power, following the vision of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) and two female villagers. J-CCCP provided funding to support Anna and Kitura in the installation of solar panels for the entire village.

  • Mar 9, 2018

    This project and 60+ others like it, are supported through funding from the Government of the Japan under the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership, implemented by the UN Development Programme in conjunction with 4H Clubs of Jamaica.

  • Feb 2, 2018

    In support of national efforts undertaken to repair affected buildings in Barbuda, the first roofing repairs with China Aid Post Disaster Restoration initiative kicked off, led by the Antigua and Barbuda’s National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Barbados 
Go to UNDP Global