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Long-Term Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in African Contexts

UNDP Africa’s new report: “Analysing long-term socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 across diverse African contexts” examines the effect COVID-19 will have on macro-economic development in 10 African…  


Long-Term Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in African Contexts

UNDP Africa’s new report examines the effect COVID-19 will have on macro-economic development in 10 African countries by 2030 and 2050.  


Overcoming the Setbacks: Understanding the Impact and Implications of COVID-19 in Fragile and Conflict-affected Contexts

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed fragility across high and low-income countries. Yet its impacts have reminded the policy community that not all countries are equal in their ability to withstand the…  


The Africa Borderlands Centre: Reimagining Africa’s borderlands and empowering its voices

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched the Africa Borderlands Centre (ABC) in Lodwar, Kenya. The Centre is a new initiative aimed at providing research, policy analysis and…  


Year in review

Recommitting to help countries recover fairly from COVID-19, and with climate-resilient economies.  


New flagship report on the AfCFTA spotlights trade opportunities for women and youth in Africa

UNDP, in partnership with the AfCFTA Secretariat and the African Union (AU) Commission, today launched ‘The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth’. The launch event was organized…  


What's Next

As the economic and societal impact of COVID-19 worsens, we face hard choices but also tremendous opportunities.  


Covid-19 & Poverty

How the coronavirus is going to affect the fight against poverty  


COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker Fact Sheets

The COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker monitors policy measures enacted by governments worldwide to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, and highlights responses that have integrated a gender lens. It…  


A new future for health

Rising to the challenges and opportunities of a once-in-a-century pandemic  

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