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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…  


West African States Make Progress Towards Equitable Access to Health for Key Populations

According to the most recent data, HIV prevalence continues to be significantly higher among men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, people who use drugs and prisoners (or key…  


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 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…  


Vocational training as pathway to jobs and restoring livelihoods in North-East Nigeria

Two hundred graduates in Maiduguri, Borno State, completed an agriculture-related vocational skills training programme supported by the European Union and implemented by UNDP.  


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