Social and Local Development

UNDP's support in the area of social and local development focuses on policy and operational support. At the upstream level, UNDP provides policy advice for the development of national policies for social development and poverty reduction and makes available relevant reports and assessments. At the downstream level, UNDP supports the implementation of local development initiatives in the poorest areas of the country, including South Lebanon, Bekaa, North Lebanon and Beirut Southern Suburbs.

Our Goals

At the policy level, UNDP succeeded in developing a poverty profile for Lebanon through the production of the Poverty Report “Poverty, Inequality and Growth”. Moreover, UNDP extended its technical and administrative support to the Inter-Ministerial committee for social issuesmore

Women Working in potato agriculture

UNDP-Lebanon women working in potato agriculture in an internatal road rehabilitated by UNDP so that the farmers can easily access their landsmore

Our Stories

 Improving Farmers’ Livelihoods in Qabb Elias
Improving Farmers’ Livelihoods in Qabb Elias

Within the framework of the Lebanon Host Communities Support Project (LHSP), jointly implemented by the Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the rehabilitation of Qabb Elias irrigation canals project was implemented to support the farmers’ livelihood in the area and its surroundings.more 

Ali Matar in front of the sewer cleaner truck provided to the Union of Municipalities of Sahel al Zahrani
Enhance the capacity of the Municipalities to reduce health risks in South Lebanon

The increase in Lebanon’s population is having severe consequences on the environment and water quality, solid waste management, and scarce energy resources. This leaves many communities desperate for ways to address the rapidly worsening situation.more 

View More

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Lebanon 
Go to UNDP Global