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Solomon Kusi Ampofo - Natural Resources Governance Coordinator Friends of the Nation (NGO), Ghana
7 November 2018
"The workshop contributed as one of the outcomes in terms of building the national capacity to undertake Mercury Inventory."
Mercury Management in Ghana
7 November 2018
In Ghana, UNITAR has jointly implemented programmes and initiatives with the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other partners such as the Swiss Confederation, the Global Environment Fund and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 2015 to provide a national framework for the implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
How green fiscal reform could influence country policies towards more sustainable natural resource management practices
28 March 2018
“While donors nowadays emphasize on sustainable development, the finance of such development is becoming scarcer and scarcer. For this reason, governments will need to shift away from traditional external donor funding and move towards more sustainable finance mechanisms that can be allocated and managed in-country.”
Ella Pad: Innovative Solution to Waste Reuse to Make low-cost sanitary napkin for garments workers in Bangladesh
1 February 2018
UNITAR courses don’t just provide information — they help individuals develop ideas and solutions to the problems they face. They help individuals cultivate sustainable solutions. Mamunur Rahman is one of these individuals.
The long way to a strong and dependable democracy in Nigeria
8 January 2018
"With the new electoral body for the 2011 elections, there has been so much improvement including the 2015 elections and we hope that the elections of 2019 will consolidate the successes furthermore.”
Geographic Information Systems Training for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh
29 November 2017
Before she participated in her first UNITAR training, Ms. Syeda Bushra Binte Amin was working at the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), a regional organization focused on disaster preparedness in Bangladesh.
Using Geographical Information Systems to Help Bangladesh's 3 Million Farmers
29 November 2017
“It was hard to know the exact damage area from flood, drought or other disaster because they happened fairly frequently and all estimates were done manually. Now, with GIS we can show our department and ministry a clear picture of the area of disaster and other important information quickly”.
Helping Farmers with GIS for Better Harvests and Improved Use of Grazing Lands for Cattle
28 November 2017
“Instead of the old method of information sharing, I now use technologically advanced tools to convert probability of precipitation to actual rainfall amounts for specific areas, and that final output is put into GIS maps with which farmers can interact and understand.” 
Young Rwandan Entrepreneur Improves Community and Business Skills with UNITAR Peace Building Workshop
28 November 2017
"The impact for peace training really opened my eyes to practical ‘learning by doing’ training techniques that I have integrated into my own money management training modules to a very powerful effect.” 
Megan Davis
28 November 2017
Megan Davis, an Aboriginal woman of the Cobble Cobble clan from Warra in South West Queensland was waiting at the gate of the Palais des Nations on a Saturday evening in July 2000 to board the bus to go to a small village outside Geneva to take part in the first UNITAR Training Programme to Enhance the Conflict Prevention and Peacemaking Capacities of Indigenous Peoples’ Representatives.