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The Sahel Resilience Project: Why disaster risk reduction requires all-of-society and strong institutions

Striving for a greener future is not a moral imperative but an existential necessity.  


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…  


Regional Stabilisation Facility for the Lake Chad Basin

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



UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock to visit Nigeria and Chad

Their mission aims to highlight and support joint humanitarian and development efforts in these countries.  



Resilience for Sustainable Development in the Lake Chad Basin

The humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin is among the most severe in the world, with more than 10 million people in urgent need of life-saving assistance and protection. Yet, it is critical that…  

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