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#SGSIndia: Watch the Facebook Live

For this Social Good Summit, UNDP India and The Logical Indian came together to hear your voices, get your ideas, on how we can unlock technology’s potential to make India a better place. And we got a fantastic response! Rewind to watch the Facebook Live, where you helped us identify the most pressing gaps -- and solutions -- in skilling, housing, energy and health.

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IDRR Day: What We Need To Do To Reduce Disaster Risk

We need a more complete understanding of the risks involved across dimensions and to communicate to communities better, argues G. Padmanabhan, UNDP India Emergency Analyst

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In the News: Averting Disaster

Read an oped by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction Robert Glasser in The Hindu. They discuss the need to invest in efforts to adapt to climate change to reduce disaster risk.

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World Food Day: Mango Republic

Learn how the income of Odisha's women mango cultivators such as Puse (pictured above) has increased by four times in less than a year.

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IDRR Day: A Roof Still Standing

When Cyclone Phailin hit India’s coastal state of Odisha, it destroyed millions of dollars worth of infrastructure, crops and buildings. But some buildings that withstood nature’s fury. Find out how.

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#TravelEnjoyRespect: How to be a Good (Read Sustainable) Tourist

On World Tourism Day, UNDP India serves up tips for budding tourists on how they can limit their environmental impact – and channel tourism’s power for good.

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In the News: Centre Launches Six-Year Secure Himalaya Project

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the project in association with UNDP on the inaugural day of the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) conference. SECURE Himalaya will aim to ensure the conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity, land and forest resources in four states in India.

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New Report: How the Private Sector Develops Skills - Lessons from India

Read about the lessons learnt from 12 skills delivery initiatives led by the private sector to support the national skills mission of the Government of India.

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New Video: Journey of a Mango - From Farm to Fork

Women farmers in India's eastern state of Odisha are earning four times more than last year. What has changed? Watch to find out.

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Press Release: Global Wildlife Program Promotes People’s Active Participation in Wildlife Conservation

The Government of India, the World Bank-led Global Wildlife Program (GWP) funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are convening more than 100 participants from over 20 countries in New Delhi, India, from October 2-3, 2017, for a conference on People's Participation in Wildlife Conservation—supporting the country’s Wildlife Week celebration.

 equator prize, undp, india, maharashtra, drought, women
Equator Prize Winners Honoured at New York Gala Event

The 9th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honoured 15 winners -- including Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP) from the state of Maharashtra -- in New York, coinciding with the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly. SSP empowers 72,000 women in the drought-prone state to act as decision-makers, improving their health and economic well-being. Click to find out more about SSP and the Equator Prize.

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Video: Building Houses, Building Dreams

Watch how families in a village in Maharashtra, India, are using government assistance to construct homes that are affordable, resilient and responsive to their needs. To find out more, read our new Exposure photo story: http://bit.ly/2uwe2O9

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In the News: 'One of a Kind' Programme Taking Vaccines to Children's Doorsteps in Madhya Pradesh Aims for 100% Immunization Rate to Stop Disease

Read about how the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network, or eVin, has helped the state of Madhya Pradesh expand its vaccination coverage 75 percent of the population in its first year of implementation.

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Report: Towards Victim-Friendly Responses and Procedures for Prosecuting Rape

Partners for Law in Development, supported by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India, and UNDP, conducted a study on procedural reform in rape prosecutions, and its implementation. Click to read the full report.

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Report: State of Youth Volunteering in India

A first-of-its-kind report, the State of Youth Volunteering in India 2017 documents the contribution of youth volunteering to achieving developmental goals in India. It calls for a better common understanding about what constitutes volunteerism and recommends measures to promote volunteering.

UNDP in India on Twitter

UNDP_India RT @UN: On Tuesday's #EndPoverty Day, join @antonioguterres & stand in solidarity w/ 800M people living in extreme poverty⬇️ https://t.co/2…

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