UNDP AltFinLab and UNDP Lebanon have created a system solution and technical platform together with the Social Impact Network. The platform, built during the DLT4EU accelerator program, can support the recovery of Lebanon, particularly to provide sustainable energy to facilities such as hospitals and schools, by providing access to funds that would be used to build solar PV plants.
In the Arab region despite steady progress in reducing poverty and boosting health and education, many countries face daunting development challenges. Tadamon aims to strengthen the role of civil society in development programming via innovative financing channels.
Considering that the 21st century is an urban one, key attributes of our cities should be used as assets to harness urban development scenarios, primarily density and diversity. Crowd urbanism serves as a key bottom-up initiative, which gives tools to all city members to co-steer local development.
UNDP Crowdfunding Academy has the first successful crowdfunding campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina by the "Talas" magazine team. Let's dive into Talas magazine's story and the first Global UNDP Crowdfunding Academy in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Argan trees are, in many cases, the only income for local indigenous women. However, most of them lack cash for expanding their businesses beyond just simple collecting nuts as conservative funding is not easily assessable for local cooperatives and farmers. Crowdfunding can help in bringing the necessary funds to Argan oil cooperatives and make their business more sustainable.