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KASSALA, SUDAN, 28 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) facilitated the inaugural session of the Entrepreneurship Development Committee of Kassala, Sudan, which seeks to support local entrepreneurship.

JUBA, 11 September 2019 – As part of its efforts to develop South Sudan’s agro value chains, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized this week a training course on basic food hygiene for some 100 internally displace people.

VIENNA, 30 August 2019 – With the financial support of the European Union (EU), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will develop the fishery post-harvest value chain in Cambodia towards improved food safety systems, value addition and trade competitiveness for better market access as well as to create additional employment opportunities for youth, women and other vulnerable groups.

VIENNA, 3 - 4 September 2019 Organized jointly by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC), “BRIDGE for Cities 4.0 – Connecting Cities through the New Industrial Revolution” took place in Vienna from 3 to 4 September.

NEW DELHI, 3 September 2019 – On the sidelines of the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) of the United Nations Conference to Combat Climate Change (UNCCD), hosted by the Government of India, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) convened for the United Nations Country Team in India a panel discussion on innovations in the Water Energy Food (WEF) nexus, with participation of UNCCD, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Solar Alliance (ISA) and select knowledge institutions and innovators.

KAMPALA, September, 2019 The World Resources Institute (WRI),  in collaboration with the East African Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Efficiency (EACREEE), the Energy Sector GIS Working Group, the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and other partners launched the Energy Access Explorer.

Nairobi, 29 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) was selected to implement a EU-funded project ‘Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP)’, which will boost Kenya’s agricultural exports regionally and internationally.

JAKARTA, 28 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with the Indonesian Ministry of Industry and the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially presented the Report on the first Regional Conference on Industrial Development ‘Unlocking the Potential of Industrial 4.0 for Developing Countries’ today.

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN, 29 August 2019 – On the sidelines of the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the African Union (AU), together with numerous additional partners, launched ‘the Flagship Initiative to Accelerate Youth Employment in Agriculture and Agribusiness in Africa’.

YOKOHAMA, 29 August 2019 – On the sidelines of the seventh Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD7), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) explored opportunities to further promote African innovations.