UN Resident Coordinator in Ghana receives a bamboo bicycle
Dec 18, 2013
The Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative has presented a bamboo bicycle to Ms. Ruby Sandhu-Rojon, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ghana, during a brief ceremony at the UNDP office premises in Ghana. The bicycles have been produced through the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme as an innovative means to combat climate change.
UN system in Ghana marks 68th UN Day with cultural night
Nov 12, 2013
The United Nations system in Ghana last Friday held a Cultural Night of musical performances as part of the 68th United Nations celebrations in the country. The event, which was attended by the diplomatic community, private sector representatives, students and staff of the UN, was the first of its kind to be organised by the UN system. The aim was to portray strategies, through cultural expressions, vulnerable groups adopt to strengthen their resilience and social cohesion.
UNDP presents best development journalism award
Nov 5, 2013
The Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme in Ghana Mr. Dominic Sam on Saturday, November 3, 2013 presented the best 'Development Journalism for furthering MDGs' award to Ms. Efua Acquaah Harrison of Multi Tv.
Wechiau women receive livelihood support
Nov 1, 2013
As part of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) support to flood-impacted communities in northern Ghana, the UNDP Recovery Project has been collaborating with Community Aid for Rural Development (CARD) to implement a Livelihood Security for Rapid Response to Flood Recovery initiative at Wechiau in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region.
UNDP and partners boost nutrition in Chiraa Community
Nov 1, 2013
The Intervention of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners on tackling of malnutrition in the Northern Ghana through the provision of milled-premix fortification for cereals to the Chiraa Community in the Upper West region has helped boost nutrition among children in the community.
UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparency
Oct 30, 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking. Publish What You Fund’s 2013 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “ambitious” efforts to publish information beyond international standards this year, placing it fourth overall out of 67 major donors evaluated worldwide
Ghana’s First Regional Human Development Report Launched
Oct 9, 2013
The maiden Western Region Human Development Report (HDR) has been launched, with a call on the residents and citizens of the region to join efforts toward implementing the key recommendations. It is Ghana’s first-ever regional HDR initiated and funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
UNDP-GEF Project Coordinator takes part in Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Conference
Mar 13, 2013
From 20th to 21st May 2013, Mr. Eric Kumi Antwi-Agyei, Project Coordinator of the UNDP Refrigerators Energy Efficiency Project in Ghana funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), attended the 6th Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Washington DC.