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Development Account projects are being implemented by global and regional entities, cover all regions of the globe and focus on 5 thematic clusters. Projects are programmed in tranches, which represent the Account's programming cycle.

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If there are multiple entities listed, the one in bold is the leading entity. .

DESA

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415A. Strengthening the capacity of national tax administrations in developing countries to effectively negotiate and apply double tax treaties for the financing of sustainable development DESA in collaboration with ECLAC, and ESCAP Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1415B. Supporting Member States in developing and strengthening environment statistics and integrated environmental-economic accounting for improved monitoring of sustainable development DESA in collaboration with ECA, ECLAC, ESCWA and ESCAP Africa, and Asia and the Pacific Statistics, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415C. Strengthening the capacity of small island developing States to assess progress in the implementation of the Mauritius Strategy to mitigate risks and reduce vulnerability DESA in collaboration with UNCTAD, ECA, ECLAC and UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415D. Supporting developing countries in their transition from Millennium Development Goals-based development strategies to broader sustainable development strategies through modelling-based policy analyses  DESA in collaboration with UNDP, ESCWA and ECLAC Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa Social Development and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415E. Enhancing the capacity of governments and indigenous leaders to ensure social integration and inclusive development in Africa and Asia DESA in collaboration with ECA and ESCAP Africa, and Asia and the Pacific Social Development
1415F. Strengthening capacities in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia for effective use of population data in policy-making for sustainable development DESA in collaboration with ECA and ESCAP Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415G. Data collection methodology and tools for supporting the formulation of evidence-based policies in response to the challenge of population ageing in sub-Saharan Africa  DESA in collaboration with ECA Africa Statistics and Social Development
1415H. Strengthening the capacities of developing countries to provide access to development information through open government data DESA in collaboration with ECA and UNDP Africa, and Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution
1415I. Strengthening capacities of selected developing countries for effective sub-national development policy formulation and planning towards sustainable development DESA in collaboration with UN-HABITAT, ECLAC, ESCAP, ECA, UNITAR, UNU

Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa

Statistics and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415J. Strengthening national capacities to develop national action plans to implement the Non-legally Binding Instrument on all Types of Forests DESA in collaboration with UNFCC, FAO Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa Sustainable development
1415AU. Enhancing National Statistical Capacity to Assess, Measure, Monitor and Report on Progress in Achieving the Post-2015 Goals and Targets for Sustainable Development DESA in collaboration with ECA and ESCAP Africa, and Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution, Statistics, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AV. Strengthening Capacity of National Tax Administrations and
Ministries of Finance in Developing Countries to Protect and Broaden their Tax Base for Financing of Sustainable
Development
DESA in collaboration
with ECLAC
Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1213AO Building Capacity for E-PARTICIPATION in support of accelerated progress towards the internationally agreed development goals including the Millennium Development Goals DESA Europe and Central Asia; Africa; Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution−building
1213AQ Supporting national dialogues on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in the context of the Annual Ministerial Review DESA Asia and the Pacfic; Latin America and the Caribbean Governance and institution−building
1213E. Climate change financing for forests: reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation - plus and its impacts on financing for other functions of forests worldwide DESA Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AP Supporting governments transiting to low-carbon development - Carrying forward the Post-2015 and Rio+20 DESA Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources; Governance and institution−building
1213H. Strengthening the geospatial information management capacities of developing countries for better policymaking at the national, regional and international levels DESA collaboration with ESCWA, ECA, ECE, ECLAC, UNDPKO Global Statistics
1213G. Helping developing countries measure progress towards achieving a green economy DESA in collaboration with ESCWA, ECA, ESCAP, ECLAC, UNCTAD and UNEP  Global Statistics
1213F. Fostering private-public partnerships to strengthen national capacities for designing, implementing and evaluating development-oriented macroeconomic policies to generate employment, growth and poverty reduction DESA in collaboration with UNDP and ECA, ESCWA, ECE, ECLAC, ESCAP Global Trade, economics and finance
1213D. Supporting the development of low carbon technologies for resilient green economies in small island developing States DESA in collaboration with UNEP and ESCAP  Asia and the Pacific; Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213A. Capacity-building for removing constraints in utilizing trade-related international support measures for least developed countries DESA jointly with ESCAP, ECA, ITC, UNCTAD, WTO, UN-OHLLRS  Africa; Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213C.Strengthening national capacities of conflict-affected countries to manage water scarcity and droughts  DESA jointly with ESCWA, ECA, UNEP, FAO, UNISDR and UNDPKO Africa; Middle East and North Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213B. Strengthening capacities of the public sector in least developed countries to deliver quality services equitably through the transfer and adaptation of innovative practices  DESA jointly with UNODC, UN-Women and UN-Habitat Africa; Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution-building

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UNCTAD

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415K. Building capacity of developing countries' policy makers to address regulatory and institutional gaps in the field of sovereign debt governance UNCTAD

Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa

Governance and institution
1415L. Supporting member states in developing and launching sustainable product export strategies through National Sustainable Product Export Reviews UNCTAD Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa Trade, economics and finance
1415M. Strengthening of capacities of policymakers and municipal leaders in developing countries on applying science, technology and innovation to improve sustainability in cities UNCTAD in collaboration with DESA and Regional Commissions Africa, and Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1415N. Strengthening capacities of policy-makers to assess implications of non-tariff measures in international trade and formulate appropriate policy responses UNCTAD Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa Trade, economics and finance
1415O. Climate change impacts on coastal transport infrastructure in the Caribbean: enhancing the adaptive capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415P. Strengthening the capacity of the Economic Community of Central Africa (ECCAS)  member states to enhance domestic production linkages from the mineral resources sector UNCTAD in collaboration with ECA Africa Trade, economics and finance
1415Q. Building capacities of developing countries to shift towards sustainable freight transport UNCTAD Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1415R. Strengthening the capacities of developing country policymakers and investment promotion officials in priority sectors to attract investment for sustainable and inclusive development UNCTAD Africa Trade, economics and finance, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AW. Supporting small island developing States in their efforts to build economic resilience UNCTAD in cooperation
with DESA
Africa, and Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1415AX. Support developing country policy makers in the formulation of national entrepreneurship policies through the implementation of Entrepreneurship Policy Frameworks UNCTAD in collaboration
with ECLAC, UNECA, UNDP, UNIDO, ITC
Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1213I. Supporting small island developing States in their efforts to build economic resilience  UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213J. Accelerating progress of selected West African countries towards the achievement of internationally agreed development goals, particularly Millennium Development Goal 8, through trade-related training and capacity-building UNCTAD Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213K. Capacity-building for the formulation and implementation of Millennium Development Goal-oriented trade policies in developing countries contributing to accelerating achievement of Millennium Development Goals in the context of multiple and interrelated development challenges UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Latin America Trade, economics and finance
1213L. Addressing the impact of trade and trade agreements on employment in developing countries  UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213M. Strengthening of capacities of trade and planning ministries of selected least developed countries to develop and implement trade strategies that are conducive to poverty reduction UNCTAD Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213N. Building national capacities for promoting foreign direct investment in green and other growth sectors  UNCTAD Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1213O. Promoting sustainable business models for development: investing in the poor, for the poor and with the poor UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean; Trade, economics and finance
1213P. Strengthening pro-growth macroeconomic management capacities for enhanced regional financial and monetary cooperation among selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and West and Central Africa UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean; Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213AS Capacity-building for Science, Technology and Innovation policy management in developing countries UNCTAD, STI Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance; Governance and institution−building
1213AR Strengthening Capacities of African Countries in Boosting Intra-African Trade UNCTAD, UNECA, AfDB Africa Trade, economics and finance

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UNEP

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415S. Building Sustainable and Resilient Ecological Food Systems using Ecosystem-based Adaptation in agriculture-dominated landscapes in Sub Saharan Africa UNEP in collaboration with FAO, IFAD and IUCN Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415T. Supporting developing countries to deliver sustainable consumption and production services at the country level UNEP in collaboration wIth UNESCO Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415U. Enabling sustainable and resilient development in post-crisis countries by mainstreaming environment and risk reduction into development planning UNEP in collaboration with UNDP and UNISDR Asia and the Pacific, and Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AY. Environmental Peacebuilding for Sustainable Development in Africa UNEP in collaboration with UNHabitat, UNDPO, DPA and DPKO Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1213S. Development of a review system for the effective national implementation of multilateral environmental agreements UNEP Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213Q. Mainstreaming ecosystem service into the sectoral and macroeconomic policies and programmes of countries UNEP Asia, Middle East and North Africa Trade, economics and finance; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213R. Integrating environmental sustainability in the United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks and United Nations common country programming processes UNEP  Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AT Promoting Micro-catchment Planning and replicable Low-cost Green Investment Strategies to Improve Urban Drinking Water Supply in the DR Congo and Central Africa UNEP,CICOS Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources

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UN-HABITAT

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415V. Strengthening capacities to address tenure security in Africa through better monitoring and information UN-Habitat Africa Governance and institution building
1415W. Strengthening national capacities to formulate and adopt housing and slum upgrading strategies UN-Habitat in cooperation with UNOHCHR, and in coordination withUN-Women, UNDESA, ECA, ECLAC, ESCAP and ESCWA Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa Governance and institution building, and Social Development
1415X. Strengthening capacities to mainstream climate change concerns into national urban related policies in the Asian and Pacific region UN-Habitat jointly with UNEP and ESCAP Africa and Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean Social Development, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AZ. Strengthening of capacities of municipalities in Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau and Sao Tome e Principe for reducing urban
risk and building resilience
UN-Habitat in
collaboration with UNISRD and UNECA
Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource, and Social Development
1213U. Strengthening capacity of policymakers in South-East Asia for promoting policies and developing plans for improved wastewater treatment and reuse in urban and peri-urban areas UN-Habitat and ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Social development; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213T. Strengthening the capacities of the States members of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region to address the land and property issues of internally displaced persons and refugees, with specific emphasis on women's land and property rights UN-Habitat in collaboration with ICGLR, AU and ECA Africa Social development
1213AU Increase Pacific SIDS Cities’ Resilience to Climate Change Impacts UN-HABITAT with ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Sustainable development, environment and natural resources

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UNODC

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415BA. Strengthening and enhancing the capacity of law enforcement officials in combating travelling child sex offenders in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam UNODC in collaboration with UNICEF Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution, and Social Development
1213V. Integrating crime-, corruption-, drug- and terrorism-related issues into the preparation of national development plans and processes UNODC Global Social development

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ECA

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415Y. Strengthening the capacity of African countries to use mobile technologies to collect data for effective policy and decision making ECA in collaboration with DESA

Africa

Statistics
1415Z. Strengthening capacity for policy analysis, forecasting and development planning in selected African countries ECA in collaboration with DESA Africa Governance and institution building, Trade, economics and finance and Social Development
1415AA. Strengthening the capacity of African governments to negotiate transparent, equitable and sustainable contracts in extractive industries for broad-based sustainable growth and socio-economic development ECA in collaboration with ESCWA, ECLAC, ESCAP and UNCTAD Africa Trade, economics and finance
1415AB. Strengthening the capacity of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism countries in conducting effective self-assessment and implementing the National Plans of Action ECA Africa

Governance and institution building

1415BB. Strengthening Member States capacities in designing and implementing strategies and policies towards sustainable and inclusive cities in Africa and Asia ECA in collaboration UN-Habitat Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resource, and Social Development
1213AV Capacity building on agri-business for women to enhance food security in Eastern Africa ECA Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources; Social Development
1213Z. Strengthening capacities for the development of regional agricultural value chains in Africa  ECA Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213W. Strengthening the capacity of civil registration and vital statistics systems in Africa to produce continuous and reliable indicators for measuring progress on the development agenda ECA in collaboration with ESCAP Africa Statistics
1213Y. Capacity-building for risk and disaster management systems through the use of information and communications technologies in Africa ECA in collaboration with ESCAP Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213X. Strengthening the capacity of African countries to promote the use of renewable energy to achieve sustainable development and poverty reduction  ECA in collaboration with ESCAP, ECE, ECLAC, ESCWA and DESA Africa Social development; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources

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ECE

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415AC. Strengthening national capacities for sustainable housing in selected countries with economies in transition ECE jointly with UN-Habitat Europe, and Asia and the Pacific Social Development
1415AD. Strengthening the capacity in the most vulnerable countries in the Economic Commission for Europe region for the sustainable development of statistics ECE in collaboration  with UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDP Europe, and Asia and the Pacific Statistics
1415AE. Strengthening the capacity of transition and developing economies to participate in cross-border agricultural food supply chains ECE in collaboration with ESCAP Europe, and Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1415AF. Strengthening Governments’ and water operators’ capacity to ensure equity of access to water and sanitation in in countries in transition in the UNECE region with a particular focus on small-scale water supplies and sanitation in rural areas ECE jointly with WHO Europe Europe, and Asia and the Pacific Social Development
1415BC. Strengthening the national road safety management capacities of developing countries and countries with economies in transition as a means to achieve sustainable, equitable and inclusive development ECE

Europe,Asia and the Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean

Social Development
1213AA. Strengthening the capacities of developing countries and countries with economies in transition to facilitate legitimate border crossing, regional cooperation and integration ECE in collaboration with ESCAP, ESCWA, ECA, and ECLAC Europe and Central Asia Governance and institution−building
1213AB. Promoting energy efficiency investments for climate change mitigation and sustainable development ECE in collaboration with ESCAP, ESCWA, ECA, ECLAC, UNIDO and DESA Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AW Sustainable forest management for greener economies in the Caucasus and Central Asia ECE, FAO and UNCTs Europe and Central Asia Sustainable development,environment and natural resources

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ECLAC

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415AG. Strengthening the technical capacity of public finance managers in select Caribbean Small Island Developing States to manage their public finances ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1415AH. Promoting inclusive finance through development banking innovation practices to support social, productive development and structural change with a particular focus on Small and Medium Enterprises in Latin American countries ECLAC in collaboration with ESCAP and DESA Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1415AI. Strengthening statistical capacities for building macroeconomic and sustainable development indicators in Latin American, Caribbean and Asia-Pacific countries ECLAC jointly with ESCAP and DESA Latin America and the Caribbean , and Asia and the Pacific Statistics
1415AJ. Logistics integration for a more sustainable exploitation of natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean ECLAC in collaboration with ESCAP Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AK. Strengthening national capacities to design and implement rights-based policies and programmes that address care of dependent populations and women's economic empowerment in urban areas ECLAC in collaboration with UN Women, UNFPA and UN-Habitat Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance, and Social Development
1415BD. Strengthening the Capacity of Central American countries in the preparation of sustainable energy policies and
strategies
ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415BG. Promoting
equality: Strengthening the capacity of select developing countries to design and implement equality-oriented public
policies and programmes
ECLAC jointly with , ECA, ECE, ESCAP and ESCWA
Global Social Development
1213AE. Time for equality: strengthening the institutional framework of social policies  ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Social development
1213AF. Strengthening the capacities of Latin America and Asia to develop and improve labour training systems and to protect workers against unemployment ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia and the Pacific Social development
1213AD.Towards a low-carbon economy in Latin America: policy options for energy efficiency and innovation ECLAC collaboration with ECE, UNDP, other United Nations agencies and ADB Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AC. Towards productivity convergence: trade, financing and technology for small-scale enterprises  ECLAC in collaboration with ESCAP, ILO and UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1213AX Strengthening the capacity of national governments to promote the social inclusion of youth within a context of increasing violence and insecurity, through innovative programmes and evidence-based policies ECLAC, UNCTs Latin America and the Caribbean Social development

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ESCAP

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415AL. Enhancing the contribution of preferential trade agreements to inclusive and equitable trade and investment ESCAP  in collaboration with ECLAC and ECA Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1415AM. Strengthening the capacity of governments in the ESCAP, ECA and ESCWA regions to respond to the needs of youth in formulating inclusive and sustainable development policies ESCAP  jointly with ESCWA and ECA Africa, and Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1415AN. Enhancing knowledge and capacity to manage disaster risk for a resilient future in Asia and the Pacific ESCAP in collaboration with ECLAC, OCHA, UNISDR, UNDP and OHRLLS Asia and the Pacific Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AO. Strengthened capacity of small island developing states (SIDS) in Asia-Pacific on valuation of environmental capital and the economic cost of gender inequality ESCAP in collaboration with DESA and UNEP Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AP. Strengthening connectivity of countries in South and Central Asia, particularly Land-Locked and Least Developed Countries, to link with, sub-regional and regional transport and trade networks ESCAP jointly with ECE Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1415BE. Financing
strategies for inclusive and sustainable development for Asia and the Pacific
ESCAP in collaboration with DESA and UNDP Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1213AG. Strengthening information and communications technology capacities for disaster risk reduction and development: addressing information, knowledge and policy gaps in Asia ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution−building; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AH. Strengthening capacities in countries with special needs on designing and implementing economic and social development policies to accelerate progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Social development; Trade, economics and finance
1213AI. Interregional cooperation to strengthen national capacities to measure progress in achieving gender equality and women's empowerment ESCAP in collaboration with ECE, ESCWA and DESA Asia and the Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Middle East and North Africa Statistics; Social development
1213AJ. Deepening regional connectivity: strengthening capacities of Asian developing countries to increase intraregional trade by implementing paperless trade and transport facilitation systems ESCAP jointly with ECE, and in collaboration with UNCTAD Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213AY Building capacity and facilitating private sector involvement for infrastructure provision in less developed countries ESCAP, ECE, ESCWA and World Bank Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia; Middle East and North Africa Trade, economics and finance

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ESCWA

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1415AQ. Strengthening the statistical capacity of the countries members of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in producing and disseminating short-term economic indicators for sustainable growth ESCWA in collaboration with DESA, ECA and IMF Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance, and Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AR. Strengthening national capacities for integrated, sustainable and inclusive population and development policies in the Arab region ESCWA in collaboration with ECA and UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Social Development
1415AS. Promoting renewable energy investments for climate change mitigation and sustainable development ESCWA jointly with ECE Asia and the Pacific Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415AT. Developing the capacity of the countries members of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia to address the water and energy nexus for achieving sustainable development goals )  ESCWA Asia and the Pacific Sustainable development, environment and natural resource
1415BF. Towards the
establishment of National Technology Development and Transfer Systems in 7 Arab countries (Egypt, Lebanon, Libya,
Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and Yemen)
ESCWA Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution
1213AK. Institutional and capacity-building for Arab parliaments and other stakeholders for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security ESCWA in collaboration with ECA Middle East and North Africa Social development; Governance and institution−building
1213AN. Strengthening capacities to utilize workers' remittances in financing for development ESCWA in collaboration with ECA and DESA Middle East and North Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213AL. Academy of Information and Communications Technology Essentials for Government Leaders in the ESCWA Region ESCWA in collaboration with ESCAP Middle East and North Africa Governance and institution−building
1213AM. Developing the capacities of the Arab countries for climate change adaptation by applying integrated water resource management tools ESCWA jointly with UNEP Middle East and North Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AZ Building capacities in developing appropriate green technologies for improving the livelihood of rural communities in the ESCWA region ESCWA, UNEP, UNIDO, ECA, ESCAP, FAO Middle East and North Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources; Social Development