Established in 2017, the India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a dedicated facility managed by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). It is supported and led by the Government of the Republic of India and implemented in collaboration with the United Nations system. The Fund supports Southern-owned and led, demand-driven, and transformational sustainable development projects across the developing world, with a focus on least developed countries and small island developing states. United Nations agencies implement the Funds projects in close collaboration with partnering governments.

Established in 2017, the India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a dedicated facility managed by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). It is supported and led by the Government of the Republic of India and implemented in collaboration with the United Nations system. The Fund supports Southern-owned and led, demand-driven, and transformational sustainable development projects across the developing world, with a focus on least developed countries and small island developing states. United Nations agencies implement the Funds projects in close collaboration with partnering governments.

India-UN Development Partnership Fund across the World

35

Projects

31

Countries

$39.4

Allocated million

Stories

Lives transformed by the India-UN Fund

29/04/2020

India-UN Development Partnership Fund Building Pandemic Responses through South-South Collaboration

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund, managed by UNOSSC, is working rapidly to support projects responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Projects are supplying medical equipment, and will be building healthcare capacities, mitigating socio-economic impact and catalyzing transformative recovery. Specifically, in Antigua and […]
05/12/2019

Urgent Actions to Manage Water Supply and Waste Required in Chust, Uzbekistan

Immediate action is needed to improve the Chust city’s water supply, sewage treatment, and waste management, a recent needs assessment by the UNOSSC Cities Project concluded. The assessment, focusing on green city development, was carried out from 11 to 15 […]
06/11/2019

Private Sector is a Valuable Engine for Africa’s Economic Growth

11th edition of the African Private Sector Forum kicks off in Madagascar Antananarivo, Madagascar The 11th edition of the African Private Sector Forum focused on the impact of the private sector on Africa’s economic growth. “South-South Cooperation is absolutely critical […]
17/10/2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – South-South Cooperation Toward Achieving SDG1

The target of Agenda 2030 is to eradicate extreme poverty. Even though global extreme poverty is on the decline, recent statistics show that the rate of decline has slowed. South-South cooperation can play a significant role in getting us back […]
15/10/2019

Grants to Pacific and Caribbean Bring SSC Support Through the India-UN Development Partnership Fund to $176m

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced new grants to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund during meetings with leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) alongside the United Nations General Assembly in September. 14 million USD […]
24/09/2019

South-South Cooperation Essential to Collaborative Governance on Climate

The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development andthe Green Development Coalitionof China’s Belt and Road Initiative organized a Roundtable Meeting alongside the High-level segment of the General-Assembly to consider “Collaborative Governance on Climate and UN 2030 Agenda […]

Publications and Reports

 
 

Projects

Ongoing
BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
Increased Access to Water, Improved Livestock Production and Post-drought Food Security

CAMBODIA
Poverty Reduction among Youth: Development of Youth Volunteers’ Skill Sets for Increased Employability

COMOROS
Enhancing Agricultural Capacity

FIJI
Empowering Rural Women: Scaling Up the Rocket-stove Project

KIRIBATI
Enhancing Inclusive Sustainable Economic Development through Coconut-sector Development

MALAWI AND ZAMBIA
Eliminating Child Marriages in Malawi and Zambia and Offering Scholarships to Child-marriage Survivors: Pilot Project

SIERRA LEONE
Digital Financial Services

ZAMBIA
Leveraging Zambia’s Agro-industry Potential in Rural Areas through Enhanced Soya Bean Production and Processing
Completed
BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
Increased Access to Water, Improved Livestock Production and Post-drought Food Security

CAMBODIA
Poverty Reduction among Youth: Development of Youth Volunteers’ Skill Sets for Increased Employability

COMOROS
Enhancing Agricultural Capacity

FIJI
Empowering Rural Women: Scaling Up the Rocket-stove Project

KIRIBATI
Enhancing Inclusive Sustainable Economic Development through Coconut-sector Development

MALAWI AND ZAMBIA
Eliminating Child Marriages in Malawi and Zambia and Offering Scholarships to Child-marriage Survivors: Pilot Project

SIERRA LEONE
Digital Financial Services

ZAMBIA
Leveraging Zambia’s Agro-industry Potential in Rural Areas through Enhanced Soya Bean Production and Processing
Preparing for implementation
BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
Increased Access to Water, Improved Livestock Production and Post-drought Food Security

CAMBODIA
Poverty Reduction among Youth: Development of Youth Volunteers’ Skill Sets for Increased Employability

COMOROS
Enhancing Agricultural Capacity

FIJI
Empowering Rural Women: Scaling Up the Rocket-stove Project

KIRIBATI
Enhancing Inclusive Sustainable Economic Development through Coconut-sector Development

MALAWI AND ZAMBIA
Eliminating Child Marriages in Malawi and Zambia and Offering Scholarships to Child-marriage Survivors: Pilot Project

SIERRA LEONE
Digital Financial Services

ZAMBIA
Leveraging Zambia’s Agro-industry Potential in Rural Areas through Enhanced Soya Bean Production and Processing

UNOSSC team supporting the India-UN Fund

News about the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

20/01/2022

Digital Library launched at the National University of Samoa (NUS)

The National University of Samoa (NUS), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the national Samoa Digital Library (SADIL) Project on Monday 17th of January 2022, at the NUS Fale Samoa. The Digital Library is part of […]
06/12/2021

Samoa Knowledge Society Initiative gains momentum with handover of furniture for the Lifelong Learning Lab

The Samoa Knowledge Society Initiative is financed by the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, which is administered by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). 29.11.2021 Apia, Samoa – The Lifelong Learning Lab being set up by the Ministry of […]
15/10/2021

India-UN Fund, UNESCO and Government of Samoa advance dialogue on access to information in the public administration context

Apia, Wednesday 13 July 2021: Access to information empowers the participation of citizens in decision-making and discussions of issues that affect them. It is a key human right that enables the exercise of all other fundamental human rights and holds […]
22/06/2021

South-South Cooperation for achieving the SDGs: learn more about the South-South Trust Funds managed by UNOSSC

The South-South Trust Funds managed by UNOSSC are delivering results across all SDGs. These four funds, namely the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund), the UN Fund for South-South Cooperation, the India-UN Development […]
20/11/2020

ICT Infrastructure Improves Education for Timorese Youth

School students and teachers in Oé-Cusse will have the opportunity to gain fundamental ICT skills following the official handover of the newly renovated Etaro ICT lab on October 2, 2020. The ceremony celebrated the opening of the lab and completion […]
19/11/2020

India, UNDP and Ministry of Environment improve access to water for sanitation and agricultural production in Haiti (article in French)

«L’accès à l’eau est très difficile pour nous», déclare Denise Prophète, femme de 33 ans et mère de cinq enfants vivant dans la région de Baconnois dans les Nippes, située à 116 km à l’ouest de la capitale d’Haïti, Port-au-Prince. […]