Humanity needs leadership and solidarity to defeat the coronavirus
This series draws on UNDP's experience and knowledge globally and from the expertise and capacity of our partner think tanks and academic institutions in Africa
Sectors in which women are twice as likely to work are the ones most impacted by new protocols on social distancing.
“We don’t wear masks not because we don’t want to, but because we cannot afford to buy them.”
With at least 28 million people experiencing food insecurity before the pandemic, COVID-19 is expected to deepen food insecurity by at least 19 % in the region
EIB, UNDP and BearingPoint have analysed the impact of COVID-19 with policy makers and business leaders across Africa and identified digital solutions
UNDP, UNOPS, UNICEF and Islamic Development Bank partner to fast track the process of acquiring emergency medical supplies, ambulances, laboratory equipment and other essential items for the government of Cameroon

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