This brochure highlights UNDP's reaffirmation of its commitment as Liberia’s reliable and trusted development partner in the mist of a transition. Furthermore, it’s vital that joint programming is undertaken as an integrated approach to assisting Liberia in its goals for sustainable peace and development.
Mewaseh Behyee runs the Menwo Soap Production Centre in the city of Ganta in Nimba Country. He was among over 200 entrepreneurs who benefitted from the UNDP Business Opportunities Support Service Project (BOSS) training in 2017.
Behyee says that prior to the training, he lacked basic accounting and managerial skills to properly run his soap production factory. According to him, the UNDP/BOSS training exercise has added value to the daily running of the business.
In 2012, the Evaluation Office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted an independent country-level evaluation in Liberia. The Assessment of Development Results (ADR) analysed the UNDP role and contributions to development results in the Republic of Liberia between 2004 and mid-2011. This was the first ADR conducted in Liberia, taking place towards the end of the current 2008–2012 UNDP programme cycle.
UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. UNDP has been working in Liberia since 1977 in peace and in crisis times and is committed to helping Liberia achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) as well as the country’s national development priorities set out in the National Vision 2030 - Liberia Rising and the Government’s newest Pro-Poor Agenda (PPA).
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