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Senegal to host African regional talks on disaster recovery

At least 70 senior officials and dozens of experts, representing nearly 30 countries, to convene in Dakar for a five-day workshop and training focused on disaster recovery in Africa.  


National Development Plans

Sustainable and resilient development can best be achieved through an integrated approach that builds on the synergies of actions on climate, development and resilience.  


UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the European Commission, today launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris…  



Securing vanilla for farmers and development in Comoros

Vanilla, ylang-ylang and clove sectors together account for 80 percent of Comoros’ exports and employ 45 percent of the archipelago’s workforce – approximately 123,000 people - placing these sectors…  


Sub-Saharan Africa needs next-generation weather and climate services

In Tanzania, a lightning strike killed a teacher and six students in 2015 – another sad example of the thousands of deaths that could be avoided with the effective deployment of modern weather and…  


UNDP and partners host Africa talks on climate targets

Hosted by the Government of Tunisia, the Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Africa runs from 5-7 September in Tunis. The dialogue is an opportunity for African…  


Maendeleo Africa Debates

UNDP’s Maendeleo Africa Debate Series is a unique platform created to discuss critical issues affecting Africa and propose solutions for considerations by policy makers. The series is unique in that…  

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