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UNDP and OCHA Chiefs renew call for new way of working

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock concluded a three-day joint mission to Ethiopia by urging all…  


Germany and UNDP join forces for Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin region

Germany and UNDP supports efforts of countries in the Lake Chad Basin as they work across the humanitarian-development nexus, further sustainable recovery efforts, ensure the return of internally…  


Sharing development experience between Latin America and Africa | Helen Clark

There is much experience to share between Latin America and Africa on the eradication of poverty and hunger, and not least through social protection systems.  


Africa's renaissance deserves continued support | Helen Clark

Africa has made significant progress in human development, but it needs global support to continue along this path.  



Sustainability must combine environmental concerns with poverty reduction | George Bouma

Addressing poverty and the environment must go hand in hand, with country-specific solutions.  


Focusing on prices of HIV medicines in middle-income countries | Tenu Avafia & Katie Kirk

Middle-income countries must work together and increase competition among medicine suppliers to reduce the cost of HIV treatment.  


South Sudan is running a marathon, not a sprint | Toby Lanzer

South Sudan needs dedication as it works toward long-term development, and its international partners must be patient.  


When the rains came in Dokolo and Karamoja

Households in Northern Uganda are recovering from a prolonged dry spell which has devastated harvests and led to food shortages. Long-awaited rains are expected to replenish pastures, and communities…  


Addressing climate change and poverty as one in Malawi

The government of Malawi has been struggling to end poverty since independence in 1964, banking its strategies on the proceeds from its agro based economy. Sadly, climate change entered the scene and…  

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