Issue Briefs A-Z

  • Africa HDR Collection
    Aug 27, 2016

    MDG Reports: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

  • Africa Human Development Report 2016
    Aug 28, 2016

    Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardising the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016.

  • Towards Sustainable Development for All in Africa
    Jul 29, 2016

    A look at UNDP's partnership with Japan as the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development convenes.

  • UNDP Innovation for Development in Africa

    In a rapidly changing world, innovation increasingly drives economic growth and social development. UNDP’s Innovation Facility supported initiatives in 11 countries in Africa during 2015. These initiatives tackled a variety of issues ranging from disaster preparedness to renewable energy, from policing services to employment, and from technology to youth engagement.

  • Study on the State National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa
    Nov 3, 2016

    This is a Report on the findings and recommendations emanating from a study (undertaken from June 2014 to March 2015) on the state of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa, conducted for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Network for African Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI).