Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Burundi is a country of wonderful landscapes, soaring mountains and a breath-taking wildlife. Endowed with some of the most ideal conditions for coffee production, the coffee sector provides jobs for more than 800,000 households....
UNIDO’s technical assistance helps Senegalese slaughterhouse upgrade to reduce pollution and produce clean energy
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
A United Nations Industrial Development Organizationa (UNIDO) technical assistance programme with the Senegalese government’s Office for Industrial Upgrading (Bureau de mise à niveau des Entreprises, BMN) has helped the...
Small hydro power plant in Nigeria’s Taraba State offers sustainable energy to tea factory and improves lives of local communities
Thursday, 04 September 2014
The Sardauna Local Government Area is a remote place in the extreme southeast of Taraba State in Nigeria. Sitting atop the vast Mambilla plateau which borders the Republic of Cameroon, it is a two-day drive away from the capital...
Thursday, 28 August 2014
One of the consequences of China’s rapid growth during the last two decades has been the production of hundreds of thousands of tons of pesticides that were used in agriculture. Many of these substances are extremely detrimental...
Friday, 01 August 2014
Twenty-three-year-old Yassir El-Shikhawi became the first one to construct a greenhouse in the rural area of El-Edwa city in Egypt, where a daunting unemployment rate has forced many young people to hunt for jobs in other Arab...
Monday, 21 July 2014
With more than 3.3 million travellers in 2012, Lao People's Democratic Republic is experiencing a significant increase in tourist arrivals. Out of the many destinations, the town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage...
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
Mozambique has seen promising growth rates in recent years. According to the African Development Bank, its real gross domestic product grew by 7.4 per cent in 2012, with predictions of a 8.5 per cent and 8 per cent growth for...
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Since 1994, Forward Sports in Sialkot in north-eastern Pakistan has been producing footballs for Adidas, the world’s second-largest sporting goods manufacturer. It has supplied Adidas footballs for the German and French national...
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Niche Cocoa Industry Limited, a cocoa processing company at the TEMA Free Zone in Ghana that produces high quality cocoa products such as natural cocoa liquor, cocoa butter and cocoa cake, is now an internationally ISO 22000...
UNIDO project neutralizes explosive and toxic substances to avert potential chemical disaster in Ukraine
Friday, 28 March 2014
An abandoned chemical and explosives production facility in the city of Horlivka in the Donetsk region of Ukraine is no longer a significant and immediate threat to the health of the local population or the environment, thanks to...