Environment and Energy

Environment and energy represents one of the key practice areas for UNDP due to its critical links with efforts in poverty eradication and sustainable development. This Energy and Environment Programme aims to mainstream environment and climate change in national development priorities and strategies in the country.

Our Goals

The UNDP programme on Energy and Environment aims to strengthen national capacities in environmental governance, improve public understanding of the use of alternative energy including the provision of solar energy to rural communities, at the same time, contributing to the achievement of Millennium Development Goal number 7 – ensuring environmental sustainability. more

Protecting the environment

Working together to help Liberia protect its enviroment and rich biodiversity is key to addressing food security (photo:UNDP)more

Our Stories

Most Port City Residents depend on fishing as a source of Livelihood
Breakwater Construction reduces threat of sea erosion to Port City

The coastal project being managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funds from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is very critical to the residents of Buchanan in Grand Bassa County and the people of Liberia because it is about saving lives and properties.more 

Eco-ovens helping to combat coastal erosion while boosting income in Liberia
Eco-ovens helping to combat coastal erosion while boosting income in Liberia

Strong currents, high waves, and frequent storm surges cause regularly damage on Liberia’s coast line and expedite coastal erosion. more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • GoAL WASH Project

    This project supports capacity building initiatives of the Government of Liberia by working with other public sector and civil society organizations to raise national awareness on the need for safe drinking water and sanitation.more 

  • Enhancing Resilience of Vulnerable Coastal Areas

    This project is aimed at creating a national level enabling environment that is favorable to adaptation in coastal communities across Liberia, targeting three counties that are suffering the effects of climate change.more 

  • Climate Change Adaptation Agriculture Project

    This programme focuses on supporting the sustainable management and utilization of community protected forests, national parks and reserves within the biological hot-spots in and outside the gazette forest reserves and on establishing an efficient, decentralized and transparent programme for providing small grant support to community-level initiativesmore 

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