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The fight against COVID-19: Survival only is not an option for Moldovan MSMEs

The COVID-19 outbreak triggered both a global public health crisis and an inevitable economic recession. The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the “lungs” of national economies, have been…  


European Union provides financial assistance for the development of rural communities in Cahul and Ungheni regions

European Union provides financial assistance for the development of rural communities in Cahul and Ungheni regions. A call for grants to Local Action Groups (LAG) in the two regions, as entities…  


Stuck in the middle, Moldovan migrants strive to make ends meet

COVID-19 crisis has recently also hit Moldova, a lower-middle income country. But with approximately one quarter of its citizens earning a living abroad, either permanently or temporarily, its effect…  


Sweden and UNDP support business development on both banks of the Nistru river

Sweden and the United Nations Development Programme support launching or development of small and medium-sized enterprises on both banks of the Nistru river through Advanced Cross-River Capacities for…  


UNDP Moldova collects experiences of how people cope with during COVID-19 pandemics

UNDP Moldova is launching an ethnographic research of individual experiences during the COVID-19 crisis, to contribute to the socio-economic impact assessment on the most vulnerable people and…  


Toymaker shifts production to visors to help frontline workers fight COVID-19 in Moldova

When Igor Hincu founded a company making toys eight years ago, he had no idea he’d be saving lives with his production.  


More than 130,000 people from 44 communities benefit from improved local services, thanks to Hometown Associations

44 Hometown Associations implemented community projects to improve the life of about 130,000 people thanks to grants offered by UNDP in 2019, with the financial support of the Government of…  


The non-formal qualification in the field of construction, culinary, education and ecology can be recognized at home

People who have work experience in the fields of construction, culinary, education and ecology can validate their skills due to a pilot program of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research. The…  


For the first time, civil servants learn online how to involve the Diaspora in local development

For the first time in Moldova, every mayor, local councilor and municipality employee can learn online how to involve migrants in local development. This is possible due to an e-training course…  


Italians are interested in Moldovan honey

Beekeeping products presented by a group of producers from both sides of the Nistru river at the Apimell Exhibition from Italy have pleasantly surprised the visitors. “Italian producers were impressed…  

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