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Giving life to plastics

Nelson Boateng, a Ghanaian innovator builds houses and makes pavement blocks with plastic waste.  


A Window of Opportunities

Alinko recycles plastic waste into chair leg floor protectors, curtain ropes & plastic lumber for furniture. UNDP spotlight attracted him more partnerships.  


UNDP and Japan outdoor two projects to advance sustainable development

UNDP, with funding from the Government of Japan, has launched two new projects to contribute to Ghana’s COVID-19 recovery, and peace and security in West Africa.  


Leveraging data for COVID-19 economic recovery

Data is critical in development planning. The results of Ghana’s COVID-19 Agribusiness Tracker survey provide insights to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on agribusinesses.  


Investing in conflict prevention to foster peace in Ghana

Ghana is a beacon of peace in Africa but recent trends of crimes, conflicts and violence require urgent action to identify signs and indicators early to mitigate and prevent them.  


Water at the arm-reach of community healthcare delivery

Effective water resource management is critical to building community resilience to adapt to climate change impacts.  


Powering communities and protecting the planet

Ghana’s first mini hydro plant supported by UNDP is an engine for job creation and power generation.  


Innovative Solutions for Waste Management Challenge

Call for applications from second-cycle schools to submit a proposal on project ideas to address waste management challenges.  


Effective communications draw partnership for UN interventions

Effective communication stimulates action and can help build relationships and boost partnership  


UNDP staff support Ghana’s efforts to restore ecosystem

Staff of UNDP in Ghana participated in the national tree planting exercise to restore ecosystem.  

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