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UNDP Africa partners with private sector to achieve Global Goals

Impact@Africa is meant to support the creation of a vibrant environment for impact investing in Africa, by helping to address the key barriers that inhibit the development and growth of the sector on…  


UNDP and Accenture launch YAS! to expand opportunities for youth

Young African entrepreneurs with potential to scale up across the region will soon have access to financing and support through a new online platform, YAS!.  


Fostering sustainable development across Lake Chad Basin

The Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum will support ongoing national, regional and multilateral efforts towards the stabilization of the region, including efforts at restoring Lake Chad's waters as part…  


African Union, Sweden and UNDP partner to speed up action on continent’s legal agreements to boost development

The 3-year regional initiative will focus on increasing technical expertise to help countries speed up ratification and domestication, and foster greater knowledge and awareness, of continental…  


Oases of Eritrea: Nature-based solutions for development

Given access to water, nomadic communities vulnerable to the effects of climate change can escape poverty and food insecurity.  


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…  



Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets

Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, the…  


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.  

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