A selection of UNIDO field projects within the Organization's three thematic areas: Poverty Reduction through Productive Activities; Trade Capacity-Building; and Environment and Energy.
Poverty Reduction through Productive Activities
Armenia - Transition to a better life
In support of the Government’s efforts, numerous United Nations organizations, including UNIDO, developed a project in the Kotayk and Gegharkunik regions to create a basis for sustainable development in local communities by using an integrated approach covering poverty reduction, education, health, and local environmental challenges.
Serbia - Accessing international markets
In 2007, UNIDO launched a two-year business partnership and cluster development programme to strengthen the automotive cluster in Serbia, which drew on the Slovenian automobile cluster set-up.
Environment and Energy
Slovakia - National Cleaner Production Centre
The Centre in Slovakia is a non-profit organization and a business enterprise, enabling the Centre to work effectively in delivering value-adding services to businesses. At the same time, it acts as a public advocate for Cleaner Production and retains the experience from close collaboration and joint efforts.
Russia - Promoting resource efficient cleaner production along the entire brewery value chain
In October 2012, UNIDO entered into a partnership with the Carlsberg Group, the world’s fourth largest brewer, and its subsidiary Baltika Breweries. With the support of the Global Environment Facility, the partnership aims to reduce natural resource consumption, pollution and green house gas emissions, while also improving the agro-ecosystem and water systems in the Russian Federation.