India-UN Fund Story

April 17, 2024

India-UN Fund: New Refrigerated Truck Strengthens the Barbados Health System in the Transition Period of the COVID-19 Recovery

The Barbados Drug Service (BDS) now has the capacity to expand the services it offers the public due to the donation of a refrigerated truck from the Government of India. The vehicle was officially handed over to the Drug Service, […]
April 12, 2024

India-UN Fund: First Phase of Project to Modernize St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Arrowroot Industry Complete

Phase One of a project to modernize St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Arrowroot Industry and provide jobs for indigenous people is now complete. The USD 1.34 million dollar project is being funded by the Government of India under the India-UN […]
March 26, 2024

India-UN Fund: Building Futures – South-South Cooperation Paves the Way for Inclusive Education in Nicaragua

The Ministry of Education (MINED) in Nicaragua, with the support of UNICEF, has unveiled its latest initiative, the ‘More Inclusion’ Communication Strategy for Social and Behavioral Change to foster seamlessly integrating girls, boys, and adolescents with disabilities into the nation’s […]
March 1, 2024

India-UN Fund: Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Kyrgyzstan with Telemedicine

In Kyrgyzstan, an innovative project is setting the stage for a significant reduction in preventable maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. This initiative, funded by India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a beacon of innovation in the healthcare sector, and it […]
March 1, 2024

India-UN Fund: Sparking Innovation in Barbados’ Energy Sector

At the core of a new energy initiative in Barbados, supported by the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, are insights and methodologies drawn from the experiences of Nigeria, Tanzania, and Trinidad and Tobago. The project is broadening the engagement of local […]
January 26, 2024

Pacific Island Countries Join in South-South Advocacy for Renewable Energy

On 25 January 2024, His Excellency the President of Fiji Ratu Wiliame Maivalili Katonivere inaugurated an 18.25 kW solar generation system at the Fiji State House. The system – funded by the India-UN Development Fund, and delivered in close partnership […]
December 26, 2023

India-UN Fund: Home-Based Reading Building Literacy Skills in El Salvador

The benefits of at home reading for children, especially with their parents, are well-documented. Among these are improved cognitive development, language skills, concentration, and discipline; not to mention “soft” skills such as improved imagination and creativity, and the cultivation of […]
November 27, 2023

India-UN Fund: Rural Cameroon Illuminated with Affordable Solar Power

In Africa solar power is offering a unique opportunity to provide affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity to a large share of humanity – improving economic opportunities and quality of life. [1] Given solar power’s potential, the UN, among other multilateral […]
November 27, 2023

India-UN Fund: Scaling Insurance Coverage to Protect Farmers in Fiji Against Environmental Shocks

Fiji’s Ministry of Economy partnered with UN Capital Development Fund in 2020 on a pilot project aimed at providing parametric insurance to smallholder farmers to cushion them from the financial shocks caused by the cyclical nature of the region’s cyclones […]