Our Stories

  • Nature Walk—a chance to reconnect with history and natureNature Walk—a chance to reconnect with history and natureJun 15, 2015UNDP team and volunteers had put up permanent labels for some 42 plants which identified their English, Dhivehi and the scientific names. Abdulla Adam, an expert on plants and an avid plant lover, who also is the Small Grants Officer of the UNDP’s Tourism Adaptation Project (TAP), led the charge in the walks.

  • Of Tortoise and Men Of Tortoise and Men Aug 8, 2013

  • The People’s Atoll - Story of the First Biosphere Reserve of the MaldivesThe People’s Atoll - Story of the First Biosphere Reserve of the MaldivesOct 6, 2013The Atoll Ecosystem Conservation (AEC) project was initiated to try to conserve the environment in and around the Baa Atoll. The ultimate aim was that the project would become a model of conservation for all atolls in the Maldives.

  • Ukulhas: an example of excellent waste management practicesUkulhas: an example of excellent waste management practicesAug 5, 2015Zaeema, a mother of three, is one of the twelve participants from Laamu Atoll Fonadhoo taking part in a three-day tour to the central atolls of Alif Alif and Alif Dhaalu as part of the knowledge exchange programmes carried under the joint-UN Low Emission Carbon Resilient Development (LECReD) Programme.