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Provision of clean, affordable, and sustainable supply of electricity for 8,000 households in sub-towns of Areza and Maidma and 28 rural surrounding villages. Credit: UNDP Eritrea
A farmer using a solar water pumping system introduced by UNDP in Sudan's northern State. © UNDP Sudan/Muhanad Sameer
Yata, one of the women fish mongers from Sierra Leone who started using solar refrigerators. Photo : UNDP/Mohamed Kanu
About 70 percent of the world’s cobalt used for batteries in mobile phones to electric cars comes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and a significant percentage from Madagascar. Countries such as Zimbabwe and Namibia have among the largest reserves of lithium globally.
Chad sits on the frontlines of the climate crisis. © UNDP
"It has been an immensely challenging year for governments who have been scrambling to contain the spread of coronavirus while also managing the economic fallout"
The COVID-19 pandemic brought significant challenges to the Caribbean twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda.
Photo credit: Government of Antigua and Barbuda
Viet Nam’s revised NDC elaborates on the diverse and specific climate vulnerabilities of women, especially the health and socio-economic impacts. With the NDC a roadmap for national climate action, the recognition is crucial. © Kibae Park/UN Photo
Two men installing solar panels in Ghana. Photo : UNDP Ghana