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African employers for gender equality

For every dollar earned by a man in manufacturing, services and trade, women earn just 70 cents.


How we can overcome the COVID-19 pandemic together

For most of this year, our lives have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, despite the bleak outlook, we have witnessed stories of hope, courage, triumph and kindness towards one another: the…  


How cities can benefit from the ‘Collective Intelligence’ of their residents

Five cities in Africa are collaborating with the UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Development and the Governance Lab (The GovLab) at New York University to launch the…  


From delivering aid to ending need in Central Sahel

Ending need calls for investment in what works. This is why boosting entrepreneurship targeting women and youth is critical, as is education, both academic and vocational; support for access to new…  


The Sahel Resilience Project: Why disaster risk reduction requires all-of-society and strong institutions

Striving for a greener future is not a moral imperative but an existential necessity.  


How Ghana is strengthening its climate plan

With the first five-year milestone of the Paris Agreement approaching, Ghana has begun the process of revising its Nationally Determined Contributions to ensure greater alignment with development…  


Towards Sustainable Land Management in the Republic of Mauritius

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of both Mauritius and Rodrigues in terms of food security. One immediate response of the population has been a renewed interest in backyard…  


Why the AfCFTA must remain a top priority

COVID 19 presses more urgency on the need to fast track the start of trading of the AfCFTA  


After COVID-19, African women must get back to better jobs

Sectors in which women are twice as likely to work are the ones most impacted by new protocols on social distancing.  


COVID-19: Smarter response and recovery measures can help preserve human rights in Africa

Government actions taken to restrict people’s movements during the pandemic could have long-term impacts and the potential to undermine social cohesion  


Tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare today

For Africa the journey to building back better starts now, without which the promise of a better tomorrow will be elusive.  

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