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Promoting biodiversity resources in Ethiopia

Untapped genetic resources and traditional knowledge could create job opportunities and sources of foreign exchange for the country, paving the way to achieving the SDGs  


Youth: Unlocking Africa’s bright future by unleashing youthful creativity and dynamism

A new narrative about Africa’s youth is unveiling. They are not troublemakers, they are Africa’s long-awaited positive disrupters.  


Engaging the private sector in a low carbon transition: Lessons from Morocco

As African countries transition to low-carbon development, the engagement of the private sector as a critical partner in the process becomes ever more important.  


Can investing in Africa’s tech generation change the future of development?

Africa needs to step up its engagement and forge strong and new kinds of partnerships especially with the private sector and philanthropic institutions to accelerate investments in strategic areas.  


Minerals in Post-Disaster Reconstruction

Over 200 million people are affected by natural disasters each year, and the economic costs of destruction reach $300 billion per year on average.  


UNDP Resident Representatives without borders: collaborating to stabilize Lake Chad Basin

UNDP Resident Representatives in the Lake Chad Basin are collaborating to stabilize the region.  


Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality In Africa

The Theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners,…  


UNDP Accelerator Lab : Learning to innovate in order to act better

UNDP Accelerator Labs in Africa will answer complex questions so that collectively we can better understand the problems facing people, countries, and regions, and meet their expectations for growth…  


Children of the same God

It is important to realize that disability is not equal to inability. Having a disability does not mean one is unable to have a good quality of life or participate in their society.  


Homegrown technology brings new angles to climate early warning systems

The Rwanda meteorology agency and UNDP are testing the ‘Internet of Things’ to collect and deliver early warning data for climate  

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