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NOC signs Contract to drill 10 Water Wells

As part of sustainable development programs of the National Oil Corporation ( NOC ), sponsored and financed by Repsol Consortium, coordinated and followed-up by the committees formed by Akakos Oil Operations Company. On Thursday, December 31, 2020, at the National Oil Corporation headquarters in Tripoli, a contract was signed to drill 10 water wells in […]

Solar Street Lights in Ubari

"The solar lights in the streets are making a difference in people's lives and in our small businesses since we can keep our shops open after sunset and people are thrilled to keep enjoying life after the sun sets," said Abdo Mohammed Ahmad, a 26-year-old young man who runs a cafe in Ubari city center. […]

Addressing Improper Waste Management in ‎Libya

Partnership for Cleaner Cities; Addressing Improper waste management in ‎Africa The Accelerator Labs in Ghana, Libya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vietnam, Paraguay, Laos, and Ukraine joined the Collective Intelligence Design Studio (CIDS) in Istanbul this year. The initiative organized by UNDP and Nesta, Innovation Foundation, aims to support UNDP's Accelerator Labs teams […]

Water and Sanitation Project in Zintan

By John Lee. On Thursday, 7000 metres of electricity cables for submersible water pumps were delivered to Zintan municipality. This delivery comes on top of 26 submersible and centrifugal water pumps already delivered to the Zintan municipality to help solve a water shortage bottleneck in the municipality and in neighbouring areas. It took place as […]

Using Tech in Improve Waste Management in Libya

By Osama Mansour, Head of Exploration at UNDP's Accelerator Lab in Libya. Is technological innovation the key to improve Solid Waste Management? An ingredient that the Accelerator Lab in Libya is testing. Charles Kettering once said: "A problem well stated is half solved." The Accelerator Lab in Libya has dig deep to understand the complex […]

UN Condemns Disruption of Water and Electricity Supply

Statement by Yacoub El Hillo (pictured), Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, on the disruption of water and electricity supply More than two million people, including 600,000 children, who live in Tripoli and surrounding towns and cities, are suffering from water cuts for almost a week now. The water supply, part of the Great Man-Made River, was […]

Ensuring access to Clean Water in Sabha

Libya: Ensuring access to clean water to promote health for communities in Sabha To overcome the burdens on community members, to mitigate the adverse health and environmental impacts and to contribute to the improved quality of life, the EU together with its partner IOM has supplied the General Water and Waste Water Company (GWWC) in […]