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ECOWAS to boost regional cooperation in disaster risk reduction

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) this week signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the implementation of a three-year project to strengthen…  


COVID-19 and Stabilisation

This first situational brief covers governance, exploring how COVID-19 could impact governance issues, especially human rights, democratic accountability and transparency, service delivery, and market…  


Lake Chad Regional Stabilisation Facility Newsletter

Lake Chad Regional Stabilisation Facility Newsletter  


Violent extremism costs African countries $97 billion each year

A report from UNDP and the Institute for Economics and Peace looks at the economic costs of violent extremism in Africa and provides leads for a development approach in the current context of…  


UNDP, UNOPS, UNICEF, Islamic Development Bank and the Government of Cameroon join forces to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has extended a financing facility to the Government of Cameroon amounting US$ 27.44 million to provide immediate response to COVID-19.  


Regional Stabilisation Facility for the Lake Chad Basin

Regional Stabilisation Facility for the Lake Chad Basin - Fact Sheet and Strategy  


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.  


A spotlight can help save the Cameroon Forest

UNDP Cameroon spotlights the Congo Basin Forest that needs urgent attention.  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

The Facility will be implemented with a planned budget of $100 million for the first phase across the four countries, which have expressed their continued strong commitment to leading necessary…  


Lighting up Central Africa is possible

Eight countries in Central Africa meet to pool their resources and promote mini- and micro-hydropower plants.  

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