Poverty Reduction

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Leveraging Change for Better Lives: UNDP in Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific’s unparalleled economic performance overall in the past decade has resulted in dramatically decreased levels in poverty. Already, the region has reached the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty by 2015. Eight countries of the region have moved from low-income tomore

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NABDP Annual Progress Report 2013

In 2013, the National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP) continued implementing Phase III (2009 – 2015) of its partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD). The Programme works to reduce poverty by advancingmore

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NABDP First Quarter Progress Report 2013

The First Quarter 2013 Project Report of the National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP), a joint initiative of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) more

Our Work - Poverty Reduction
Poverty

UNDP works to fight poverty in Afghanistan despite the profound agricultural challenges, including the lack of rural entrepreneurship, lack of access to financing and a weak private sector is a major hindrance to economic growth and job creation. Harsh climatic and geographical conditions dominate most of the territory, combined with the long years of conflict followed by the rapid population growth, have led to uncontrolled and unsustainable use of natural resources. UNDP provides considerable support for government’s capacity and institutional building.

 

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