UNDP commits $80M to help Yemeni development

    The United Nations Development Program has committed to provide about $80 million as development aid to Yemen for the next five years. Yemeni Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Abdul-Karim Ismail al-Arhabi, and UNDP Resident Representative Flavia Pansieri signed the aid agreement, which will fund undertakings geared towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), specifically poverty reduction. According to a statement from the international agency, in the pipeline for 2007-2011 are programs that will focus on pro-poor economic growth, non-gender biased access to social services and democratic governance.

    Source: UNDP plans $80 million in development projects (Yemen Observer)

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