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Innovation in Post-Disaster Data Collection: From the Caribbean to the World

The United Nations Development Programme is leading the way in helping Caribbean countries recover and rebuild for the long term. And they’re using innovative means to do it.  


After Lockdown: A Planet Needing Reinvention

Our endeavour should be to not return to the high consumption, high emissions, high pollution, high waste, high inequality patterns of yesterday. Small steps are only superficial makeup. Having peeked…  


Climate Promise to Meet the Challenge in the Caribbean

The urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic overshadows countries as they work feverishly to expand social protection systems.  


Biodiversity: One of Nature's Solutions for a Better World

The response to the COVID19 pandemic has been rapid, radical and relentless. Health protocols are in effect from home to hospital. Global trade and transport logistics have been disrupted.  


Life Has Changed

Everywhere the same picture: closed supermarkets, empty streets, schools out, silent nights, no planes on the horizon line, people staying at home… This anxiously quiet wait, while our frontline…  


Blue Economy Innovator Speed Dating

The UNDP Accelerator Lab for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean hosted its second “Coffee Morning” event on March 13, 2020 at TEN Habitat, a local co-working and entrepreneurial space.  



UNDP supports livelihoods in Dominica

In partnership with government of Dominica, UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, with support from the government of Denmark, has made a recent contribution to the recovery of the blue tourism…  


Resilient Restoration of the Hannah Thomas Hospital in Barbuda

On Saturday 18 January, team members from UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean met with members of the Barbuda Council and Roberts Construction & Engineering Co. Ltd to discuss progress made on the…  


Disaster Recovery & Resilience Training Held in St. Lucia

The PDNA training of trainers was delivered under the project “Improving Recovery Planning and Capacities for Resilience in the Caribbean”, a joint partnership between UNDP, as implementing agency,…  

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