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A member of the Pajule Farmers'Marketing Association, registers the names and number of rice sacks brought to the Payero millers plant.UNDP linked these farmers in Kitgum district, Northern Uganda to the privately owned milling plant, which buys their produce and stores it hence a guaranteed market for the farmers. (UNDP Uganda/Matthias Mugisha 2013)

UNDP's sustainable, inclusive economic development programme will focus on strengthening capacities in two main areas, these include;

The natural resources management, adaptation and developing resilience to climate change and disaster risk;

In this area, UNDP will work with the government to strengthen capacity for national resources management at national and subnational levels.

Our work will focus on oversight and coordination functions; investment efficiency; protecting ecosystem services; facilitating the shift of government investments from emergency response to disaster risk management; building resilience to natural disasters and climate variability; and empowering citizens, including women and youth, to monitor and demand public accountability from regulatory agencies.

UNDP will also support government in scaling up resources mobilisation and capacity building for proven innovative approaches and evidence-based policy reform to address emerging issues.

Livelihood and employment opportunities: In this area, UNDP will strengthen institutions to improve productive and income generation capacities targeting low-income women, youth and other vulnerable groups.

In particular, UNDP will support the development of inclusive and green value chains; and low emission and climate resilience in tourism, extractives, and agriculture sectors.