Clean drinking water runs freely from a communal water faucet in Ndombil, Senegal.One of the aims of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is that by approximately billion people should have access to safe drinking water.
To mark the official launch of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform's Geneva-based office, the GGKP, Swiss Government and Geneva Environment Network hosted a high-level panel debate and lunch reception.
Renewable energy such as biogas and solar energy have changed the lives of villagers in Jharkhand. With solar panels and biogas plants set up as part of UNDP’s Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihoods project, villages not only have access to much-needed electricity, but also to more employment opportunities and clean energy for cooking purposes. http://www.undp.org/content/india/en/home/ourwork/environmentandenergy/successstories/going_green/