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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.  


Digital guide to help African countries fast-track SDGs, Paris Agreement and AU’s Agenda 2063 implementation

Three leading development partners have presented a digital application at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid to help African countries grapple with the simultaneous implementation of key global…  


As Africa gains development ground, new inequalities emerge, says new UNDP report

African countries have made significant strides in advancing human development, gaining ground with primary education and health. But a new generation of inequalities is opening up.  


UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

Achim Steiner, UNDP Head called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the UN to achieve SDGs.  


Africa challenged to redefine its development agenda beyond aid

High-Level Dialogue explores how Africa can optimize the use of its resources, creativity and innovation to finance the continent's development agenda and ambition effectively  


African Influencers and Business Champions to dialogue on unlocking the continent’s resources for Africa’s prosperity

African influencers will convene in Accra, Ghana, on 7 November 2019 at a high-level dialogue to explore how the continent can leverage its own resources for development.  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  


UNDP Africa hosts Japanese students on achieving the SDGs

On October 18th 2019, a month after the successful TICAD VII summit held in the city of Yokohama, Japan, the UNDP Regional Bureau of Africa (RBA), in New York, received a group of 36 students from…  

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