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Yemen requests support from the United Nations

National Yemen

Yemeni Government and partners validate road-map to improve rural livelihoods. The road-map of this project is supported by the United Nations and the World Bank Group. The project aimed to improve rural livelihoods and employment for women, youth and marginalized groups. 

For that the Yemeni requested support from the United Nations to accelerate progress on reducing poverty. Under a joint leadership by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Local Administration, partners and stakeholders have since August this year worked to identify bottlenecks hindering development. Through participatory consultations, a tool developed by UNDP and adopted by the United Nations Development Group known as the MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) has been applied. Identified priorities and the way forward agreed upon was today presented to partners and stakeholders in Sana’a. For more information, please refer to the attached press releases.