UNDP today launched the Africa Borderlands Centre (ABC) in Lodwar, Kenya. The Centre is a new initiative aimed at providing research, policy analysis and programming dedicated to Africa’s borderlands.
The new UNDP study, Informality and Social Protection in African Countries: A Forward-looking Assessment of Contributory Schemes, provides an overview of extension practices in Africa through seven country case studies.
The project will undertake a data-driven study to assess progress and chart a renewed call to action towards achieving Agenda 2063 (The Africa We Want) and the UN’s Agenda 2030.
The Government of Mauritius has entered into Commitment Purchase Agreement with the GAVI Alliance - a global health partnership of public and private sector organizations dedicated to “immunisation for all” - to provide 507,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for a total amount of USD 5,350,960 through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility.
UNDP, European Union (EU) and partners of the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) joined governments, companies, scientists, NGOs and young people worldwide today at the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 to launch a two-year €1 million grant supporting the Africa Adaptation Initiative.
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