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Agriculture Superhero Teaches Youth to Grow Food

Port of Spain, 16 September 2020 - To the delight of young people and families across the country, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural…  


Ministry of Health Secures more COVID-19 Testing Kits and PPE through UNDP Project

In the continued fight against the COVID-19 pandemic the Ministry of Health (MoH), in collaboration with UNDP Trinidad and Tobago, acquired five thousand and fifty (5050) Cepheid SARS-COV-2 tests.  


Grow Garden Initiative

Video tutorials on growing your own garden at home.  


UNDP Procures 12 Ultrasound Machines for Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Health

In June of this year (2020) the UNDP, through its Primary Healthcare Initiative Phase II project, procured twelve (12) ultrasound machines for the Ministry of Health (MoH).  


UNDP, EU support T&T move toward renewable energy

The search for suitable sites for the installation of solar energy systems in remote communities begins in earnest this month (July 2020), as the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Nations…  


Government, UNDP Launch Project to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Following the signing of an agreement last week (18 June 2020), a new US$5.5m national project to develop low-carbon refrigeration and air conditioning technologies that reduce greenhouse gas…  


Aruba, EU and UNDP partner to build STEM capacity of Small Island Developing States

A new faculty - aimed at bolstering the national and regional capacity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) - is being developed at the University of Aruba (UA), in Oranjestad,…  


Recruitment of 60 Nurses to Help Combat COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago

Over the months of March and April 2020, the UNDP Trinidad and Tobago Country Office, under the ‘Primary Healthcare Initiative Project – Phase II’ assisted the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the…  


UNDP Procures Vital Medical Equipment for Ministry of Health

During the month of May, 2020 the UNDP Trinidad and Tobago Office procured 11 video laryngoscopes for the Ministry of Health. This was done as a part of the Primary Healthcare Initiative Project –…  


Innovative Responses to Supporting Youth Offenders During COVID-19

May 1, 2020 saw the exciting launch of Phase Two of the Youth Peace Ambassadors Programme at the Youth Transformation and Rehabilitation Centre (YTRC), the facility that houses youth offenders.  

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