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"I dream of a classroom with beautiful curtains, better lighting and good windows that can protect us from rain and sunlight." A second home UNICEF is working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to create a better learning environments for these children. (...) I dream of a classroom with beautiful curtains, better lighting and good windows that can protect us from the rain and the sunlight,” she said, while thirteen-year-old Fadia wished for new, safe buildings including clean bathrooms. (...) “I dream of a classroom with beautiful curtains, better lighting and good windows that can protect us from the rain and the sunlight.” Students often expressed concern about the lack of learning aids, artistic activities and adequate sport facilities, something that especially affects girls in a society where it is not acceptable for them to play on the street.
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Score: 1634947.7 - https://www.unicef.org/stories...gaza-design-their-dream-school
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This creates a sustainable and environmentally friendly energy source that can be very helpful when traditional sources of energy are not readily available, such as for the millions of people around the world without access to electricity, or for a traveler in the wilderness or in an area where sunlight is limited, such as certain times of the year in the polar regions.
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Score: 1604204.4 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/I...enges/JoohunLee_Submission.pdf
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Despite having a roof over her head, 32-year-old Haela worried that the lack of adequate ventilation, sunlight and poor electricity and plumbing was really bad for her children’s health. (...) People would throw trash into the small outside space next to the apartment, which piled up so much that it blocked their only window, preventing sunlight and fresh air from coming in. The situation prompted local Lebanese NGO Recycle Beirut to choose Haela’s house to implement their first house renovation project in Lebanon, using recycled materials and eco-friendly techniques. (...) The NGO applied a non-toxic water sealer to the outside of the house and installed a secure energy efficient electrical system and new piping made of polypropylene. It also used eco-friendly paints for the living room. For the furniture, it used reclaimed wood and fabric from Tekaya Design, who offered their products for free.
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Score: 1498110 - https://www.unhcr.org/hk/en/15...ght-to-syrians-in-lebanon.html
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One colleague recalled Patricia’s friendly and supportive role in the work place: “She was always very helpful, open and easy to deal with, and I often wished she was still working with me in the Addis Ababa office. She was someone who brought with her a spot of sunlight wherever she went. She made mission life easier somehow.” (...) Patricia will be remembered as a spirited and joyful person with a quick and friendly smile. “The photograph of Patricia is so typical – smiling, savvy and ready for anything.
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Score: 1485488.3 - https://www.un.org/en/memorial/haiti/rodas_arreola.shtml
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“They expose it to the sunlight everyday and water it every three days” explained one of the facilitators. (...) UNICEF/Egypt 2019/Nourhan Maayouf One of the major motives for the parents to enroll their children in the ECD voluntary centers is safety and child-friendliness. “The floors are equipped with foam that protects children during play” explained one of the parents. (...) Being part of youth centers, ECD voluntary centers make use of spacious green areas for children to play and get a good exposure to sunlight. Related topics ECD Early childhood development Egypt Sweden More to explore Press release 17 October 2022 Employer-supported childcare significance to employees and Early Childhood Development Visit the page Photo essay Father’s Day Out Abd El-Latif spares no effort on the health of his children, their growth and vaccinations See the story Article Fulfilling an Incomplete Joy Almost hopeless, Asma finally succeeds to breastfeed her newborn with the help of the healthcare unit nurse Read the story Article Breastfeeding despite difficulties Eman was able to breastfeed again after a pause Read the story Footer UNICEF Home What we do Stories Take action Press centre About us Country Background National Ambassadors UNICEF Innovation Fund Build your own visualizations Egypt SDG Observatory Become a donor Social Footer Secondary Contact us Legal Footer tertiary Report fraud, abuse, wrongdoing
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Score: 1455516.4 - https://www.unicef.org/egypt/s...d-development-voluntary-center
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Farmers adopt environmentally friendly practices to boost cocoa production | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Ghana Who we are What we do Our impact Get involved Global Nav toggle Search Who we are What we do Our impact Get involved English Locations Home Ghana Stories Farmers adopt environmentally friendly practices to boost cocoa production Farmers adopt environmentally friendly practices to boost cocoa production May 21, 2021 Mr. (...) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), and with financial support from Mondelēz International Cocoa Life Programme, introduced farmers to environmentally friendly practices that can also boost cocoa production and rehabilitate degraded cocoa landscapes. (...) This has motivated farmers to plant more trees, which shield the cocoa plants from excessive sunlight and keep the soil moist during dry seasons.
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Score: 1455298.8 - https://www.undp.org/ghana/sto...actices-boost-cocoa-production
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Their versatility and the increasing awareness of their environmentally friendly characteristics are strong advantages over synthetic fibres. (...) Demand for these fibres is strong due to their variety of applications including cordage, geotextiles, carpets, buffing cloth, specialty paper, binding material, “soft” applications in the automotive industry, and the increasing awareness that natural fibres are environmentally friendly. The JACKS market is stimulated by the increasing demand for value added products, and further growth is expected on the back of diversification and improved policies. (...) Coir Geotextiles made from coir are durable, absorb water, resist sunlight, facilitate seed germination, and are 100 percent biodegradable.
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Score: 1444059.8 - https://www.fao.org/economic/e...mmodities/jute-hard-fibres/en/
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Their versatility and the increasing awareness of their environmentally friendly characteristics are strong advantages over synthetic fibres. (...) Demand for these fibres is strong due to their variety of applications including cordage, geotextiles, carpets, buffing cloth, specialty paper, binding material, “soft” applications in the automotive industry, and the increasing awareness that natural fibres are environmentally friendly. The JACKS market is stimulated by the increasing demand for value added products, and further growth is expected on the back of diversification and improved policies. (...) Coir Geotextiles made from coir are durable, absorb water, resist sunlight, facilitate seed germination, and are 100 percent biodegradable.
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Score: 1444059.8 - https://www.fao.org/markets-an...skins/jute-and-hard-fibres/en/
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“The recognition of Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi and Sado’s Satoyama as the first sites of Globally important Agricultural Heritage Systems in Japan had complemented our efforts to promote the long term conservation of ecologically-friendly, valuable farming systems and agricultural practices that are neglected and dying”, added Prof Nakamura. (...) The sukaqollos or trenches are filled with water, which is warmed by sunlight. When temperatures drop at night, the water gives off warm steam that serves as frost protection for tubers as well as preventing pestilence.  
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Score: 1432064.1 - https://www.fao.org/giahs/news...evitalizing-noto-peninsula/ar/
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“The recognition of Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi and Sado’s Satoyama as the first sites of Globally important Agricultural Heritage Systems in Japan had complemented our efforts to promote the long term conservation of ecologically-friendly, valuable farming systems and agricultural practices that are neglected and dying”, added Prof Nakamura. (...) The sukaqollos or trenches are filled with water, which is warmed by sunlight. When temperatures drop at night, the water gives off warm steam that serves as frost protection for tubers as well as preventing pestilence.  
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Score: 1432064.1 - https://www.fao.org/giahs/news...evitalizing-noto-peninsula/en/
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