India Announces US $100 million contribution to India-UN Development Partnership Fund

India announced its decision to significantly scale up its contribution to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, managed by the United Nations Office of South-South Cooperation, through a multi-year contribution of $100 million. India and the UNOSSC launched the India-UN Development Partnership Fund on 8 June 2017.

The collaborative initiative is aimed at reducing poverty and hunger, improving health, education and equality, and expanding access to clean water, energy and livelihoods. The first project from the Fund, a ‘Climate Early Warning System in Pacific Island Countries’, is being executed in partnership with seven island nations. The Fund has identified 15 further projects.

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