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Strengthening Capacity of Water Resources Department

Eritrea as part of the arid and semi-arid Sahelian region of Africa is not adequately endowed with water resources. Its rainfall patterns are generally low in extent and erratic in nature. Besides,…  


Support to Higher Education in Technical Institutions

UNDP will support the Government in its efforts to address the human resources gaps in these technical areas by facilitating access to and placement of professionals in the higher technical…  


Strengthening the Capacity of the Ministry of Health

The project support to improve the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) through the procurement of necessary equipment and strengthening capacity of the Ministry of Health to provide quality coverage of and…  


Integrated Semenawi and Debubawi Bahri-Buri-Irrori- Hawakil Protected Area System for Conservation of Biodiversity and Mitigation of Land Degradation

Eritrea is a young and relatively small country (121,320km2) located at the northern part of the Horn of Africa. It has 2,234km of Red Sea coastline and an estimated 390 islands, primarily in the…  


Joint Programme on Gender Equity

The Government of the State of Eritrea ratified the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1995. Since its establishment in 1979 the National Union of…  


Support the Return of IDPs & Expellees to Communities of Origin or New Resettlement

At the beginning of 2005 close to 60,000 IDPs and about 10,000 expellees from rural Ethiopia were living under harsh conditions in different dilapidated camps awaiting resettlement and reintegration.  


Human Capacity for the Ministry of Justice

At the time of Independence, Eritrea did not have its own civil law system in place. The only legal instruments available were those introduced by the Ethiopian government, which did not reflect the…  


Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood Programme in Zoba Maekel

Over 80% of Eritreans are engaged in subsistence farming and the government has made substantive efforts in improving food production. However, food sustainability remains a major problem for the…  

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