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African employers for gender equality

For every dollar earned by a man in manufacturing, services and trade, women earn just 70 cents.


Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality In Africa

The Theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners,…  


UNDP Accelerator Lab : Learning to innovate in order to act better

UNDP Accelerator Labs in Africa will answer complex questions so that collectively we can better understand the problems facing people, countries, and regions, and meet their expectations for growth…  


Children of the same God

It is important to realize that disability is not equal to inability. Having a disability does not mean one is unable to have a good quality of life or participate in their society.  


Homegrown technology brings new angles to climate early warning systems

The Rwanda meteorology agency and UNDP are testing the ‘Internet of Things’ to collect and deliver early warning data for climate  


Minerals in the Fight Against Climate Change

What role do minerals play in the effort to combat climate change?  


Co-creating climate solutions series

How can we better work with Youth to solve the climate crisis? African Youth weighs in.  


Sentenced to prison, sentenced to TB?

No prison sentence should include the contraction of a life-threatening disease like TB  


How Africa can improve mobilization of climate finance for sustainable development?

More than half of the African countries have problems mobilizing finance to address climate change, yet 2/3 of them already implement their nationally determined contributions (NDCs).  


Putting markets to work

Innovative finance mechanisms provide a number of incentives for both investors and public sector actors.  


What the global economic slowdown means for Africa

“The outlook for the global economy has darkened,” said The World Bank in its Global Economic Prospects, released in January.  

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