Stories


Cleaning the seas, one dive at a time

How young scuba divers in coastal Maharashtra are bridging the divide between conservation and livelihoods  


Made of Plastic, It's Fantastic

How the United Nations Development Programme in India is helping cities turn their plastic waste into roads  


Making A Difference, One Bag At A Time

Replacing plastic bags with jute bags around a 17th Century fort in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra  


Dumping Ground to Playground

How a small town with big ambitions has managed to go zero-waste  


India Biodiversity Awards, 2018

Meet this year's #Champions4Biodiversity  


Breathing Easy

Better Health through Improved Cook Stoves  


Thinking Differently: Improving Sanitation on the Banks of the Ganga

How encouraging local ownership is enabling behavioural change  


Towards a Healthier Future

Many households have begun to benefit from newly constructed toilets with bathrooms via a two-and-a-half-year partnership between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga…  


Towards Effective Vaccine Logistics in Madhya Pradesh

In an interview with UNDP, V Kiran Gopal, Mission Director, National Health Mission in Madhya Pradesh says that since the introduction of eVIN, the central Indian state has been able to effectively…  


Towards Climate Justice: Examples from Across India

This publication provides a few glimpses into recent efforts by the Government of India, state governments and communities around the country to build a more resilient future.  

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