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Southern Development Solutions for the SDGS

SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION (SSC) plays an indispensable role in today’s development landscape. It represents a shared vision among the peoples and countries of the South that is shaped by close…  


Support to Recovery and Resilience in Gbudue State, South Sudan

The purpose of the mission was to interact with local partners and beneficiaries of UNDP’s multi-dimensional support to recovery and resilience in Gbudue State.  


Localizing the SDGs

Development goals can only be achieved if local actors fully participate in their implementation and monitoring  


Private sector is a key driver of Africa’s emergence

A private sector sharing a common vision with a strong developmental State is essential to maintaining African countries’ path towards inclusive emergence, participants to Third International…  


At closing of the 2018 African Economic Conference, economic integration is seen as a game-changer

Economic integration is a game-changing reality and African countries must fully embrace it to achieve sustainable and inclusive development that reduce poverty- and inequality in all its dimensions  


African countries must leverage their strengths to accelerate drive towards integration

Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region’s drive towards continental…  



Firm level manufacturing performance in resource-rich countries

We published a blog on 26 July 2018 titled the Manufacturing Challenges in Resource-Rich Countries. But, our conclusion then was based on analysis at the aggregate level. As a complementary analysis,…  


Young African entrepreneurs step forward to help realize the SDGs on the continent

Young innovators were awarded grant financing for their innovative solutions to youth challenges in Africa during the Africa Youth Conference taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on 23 – 25 October 2018.  


Eradicate poverty by breaking the curse of Africa’s unsustainable debt

Rising debt amplifies investment risk, hampers economic diversification, and undermines investment in human capital.  

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