A smart solution: Reaping the fruits of technology
Addressing the needs of people with disabilities in the event of emergencies and disasters: The country’s first manual in Braille for children with visual impairmentsUNDP has recently been working with the Dimitar Vlahov School on additional measures to help reduce the risks and negative effects of disasters. Together with the Crisis Management Centre and the Ministry of Education, UNDP and the school have produced the country’s first manual for children in Braille on how to stay safe in case of earthquakes, fires, floods and other natural disasters.
After the Rain to be shown in Skopje - a documentary about women farmers coping with climate changeThe first ever documentary film made by a Macedonian director about climate change, will be screened in Skopje this November as part of the European Film Festival Cinedays. The film was produced with the technical and financial support of UNDP, the Global Environment Facility, and the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning.
Cutting Costs https://www-author.undp.org/cf#/content/the_former_yugoslav_republic_of_macedonia/en/home/ourwork/environmentandenergy/successstories/cutting-costs.html?cq_ck=1395227969175
Disaster? There's an app for that!
Energy efficiency begins at the kindergarten!
Farmers from Prespa and Namangan find common ground in innovations for sustainable agricultureThey live 4,000 kilometers apart, but farmers in Uzbekistan and their Macedonian counterparts face similar challenges, including how best to tap expert advice and how to adopt more environmentally friendly practices. Sharing experience thus offers an opportunity for both groups to find better solutions.
New Wastewater Treatment System Brings Health and Hope To Prespa Lakeside VillageThe village of Nakolec lies by the River Bracjinska close to the shore of the beautiful Lake Prespa. The health, jobs and quality of life of some 500 villagers here are closely interconnected with the ecosystem of the beautiful but environmentally vulnerable lake.
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