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  • UNDP Innovation Summit: Updating Development in Asia-PacificOct 30, 2014UNDP Innovation Summit: Updating Development in Asia-PacificThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off today a two-day interactive conference on innovative thinking. Its objective is to explore how innovation can help address development challenges in Asia and the Pacific, such as poverty, corruption, gender inequality, and environmental degradation.

  • Childhood friends uplifting women affected by conflict in southern ThailandMar 3, 2016Childhood friends uplifting women affected by conflict in southern ThailandChildhood friends Duangsuda Srangamphai and Chehyoy Dama, originally from Thienya village, Pattani province in southern Thailand, recently established a community enterprise called Thienya Roasted Coconut to uplift the spirits of women from their village who had been affected by conflict.

  • UNDP provides access to clean cooking solutions in northern ThailandMar 3, 2016UNDP provides access to clean cooking solutions in northern ThailandMae Hong Son in northern Thailand is the poorest province in the country. Only 55 per cent of the population have access to energy services and many households are not connected to an energy grid.