Social and Local Development

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UNDP Response to the Syrian Crisis

Almost three years into the armed conflict in Syria, the crisis and its spill-over into neighbouring countries is having a deep and widespread effect on development. The refugee influx, coupled with the dramatic impact of fighting on Syria’s infrastructure and economy, is compromising hard-wonmore

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Poverty, Growth and Income Distribution in Lebanon

The report is the first of its kind in Lebanon. It provides a comprehensive overview of the characteristics of the poor. It draws a profile of poverty based on money-metric poverty measurements and calculates a national poverty line based on household expenditures. more

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Poverty, Growth and Income Distribution in Lebanon

The report draws a profile of poverty in Lebanon based on money metric poverty measurements and calculates a national poverty line based on household expenditures. Directed towards decision-makers, the study forms a basis for considering and choosing from among development policy and investmentmore