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The Global Minimum Corporate Tax Deal An African Perspective

UNDP supports African governments in their efforts to finance the 2030 Agenda. The UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa is rolling out a regional…



The global minimum Corporate tax Deal - an African perspective

UNDP supports African governments in their efforts to finance the 2030 Agenda. The UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa is rolling out a regional tax-for-SDG initiative entitled Domestic Resource…  


7 days in Maiduguri, Nigeria: A snippet from the Borno State capital

Maiduguri, the state capital of Borno State, has seen its share of conflict in the past, including suicide bomb attacks in crowded locations, in traffic jams and in and around IDP camps.  


The role of extractives in Africa’s inclusive green and resilient recovery

As is the case for Africa, industrialization, increased urbanization, and population growth are driving a sustained demand for minerals, metals and coal globally. According to the UN, the number of…  


Lake Chad Basin and Stabilization in the Post-Shekau Era

ISWAP, noticing the vacuum created by the death of Shekau, seized the opportunity to move in and present itself as the most prominent violent extremist group in the region, and has deepened its…  


International cooperation for developing countries is essential to reduce disaster risks and losses

Many developing countries lack the capacity or resources to adequately design these strategies that, if acted on, can help lay the foundations for success in achieving several of the SDGs, including…  


Disrupting traditional Informal Cross-border Trade (ICBT) in Africa's borderlands

“We need sanduk savings to bring us together economically this is the thing that needs support,” expressed Bakhita Ghedai, a member of the Peace Market Women’s Co-operative in Warawa in South Sudan.…  


Commodities will drive post-pandemic growth, but we must beware of the consequences

Primary commodity prices are going up, and based on the anticipated demand and supply, the likelihood of an upward trend is inevitable. For instance, between July 2020 and July 2021, the price indices…  


Building climate resilience and hope in West and Central Africa

With many West and Central Africa countries constantly placed at the top of the global fragility rankings, understanding the interconnectedness, impact and opportunities presented by climate and…  


Gabon leads Africa in the preservation and conservation of forests.

Gabon's forests house wildlife and megafauna, including 60% of the remaining critically endangered forest elephants, also known as the "architects" or "gardeners" of the forest, for their roles in…  

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