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Putting food on the table through SAPAT

Like many housewives in the poor province of Apayao in the Philippines, Betty Nadnaden had difficulty putting food on the table for her growing family. Times become more difficult during the drought that comes in the wake of El Niño. When the dry fields had cracked in places, rice was not just the smore


Schools of Peace: Antidote to culture of war, violence

MANILA DE BUGABOS, Agusan del Norte – Joy Carol C. Ardecer teaches peace to Grade 1 pupils. This morning, the lesson plan in mathematics was about time. "Peace is not just the absence of violence," she explains. "Punctuality, for instance, is an important component of peace." Aftmore


The Rise of Santa Fe

30 Apr 2014

Five months after the strongest typhoon hit the Philippines, Trinidad Bato-balono proudly pointed to the coast she helped clean with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She says businesses are slowly picking up; tourists are starting to return, and students are going back more

UNDP Philippines take aim at HIV through local leaders

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Philippine government are working together to address the Southeast Asian country’s rising number of new HIV cases, scaling up outreach and intervention based on local leadership. The United Nations alerted the government in 2008 that Millenniumore

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Email: registry.ph@undp.org
Phone Number: (632) 9010100
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Pasay City, Philippines


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Philip Castro
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Phone Number: (632) 9010223