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  • UNDP Innovation Summit: Updating Development in Asia-Pacific
    Oct 30, 2014

    The 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 Thailand
    Mar 3, 2016

    Childhood 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 Thailand
    Mar 3, 2016

    Mae 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.