Our Stories

  • Mar 8, 2018

    "With my first products I gained 26 TL (8 euro)” tells Elif laughing,"but I felt so proud of myself. It wasn’t about the money, it was that I did it myself. The EU funded and UNDP supported Knit-Art project helped empowering more than 70 rural women in the northern part of Cyprus.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    A project born to empower women though handicrafts helped revitalizing the Bandabuliya (Old Market) of Famagusta and turn it into a women's centre

  • Mar 8, 2018

    As demand for organic products rises all over Europe and consumers are increasingly conscientious about the origins of their food, the northern part of Cyprus has slowly embarked on its own organic revolution.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    Cyprus has been divided since 1974. A line stretching across the island, from West to East, separates the Turkish Cypriot community in the north, from the Greek Cypriot community in the south. Likewise, the road between the villages of Limnitis/Yeşilırmak in the north and Kato Pyrgos in the south had been closed – until UNDP helped to reconnect it in 2010. Making a tangible difference for many people, the initiative has supported the peace process.

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