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UNDP facilitates Japanese investments in South Africa to meet the SDGs

Sharpening investments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South Africa was the focus of the SDG Investor Map Seminar organized for the private sector in Japan.  


How creative economy supports women in Guinea Bissau

Ivone Gomes ventured into a sewing career that has helped to improve the lives of many women in her native country of Guinea Bissau, one of the smallest countries in West Africa.  


How special drawing rights could help Africa recover from COVID-19

Using SDRs to increase reserves for African countries is not just a financial or macroeconomic issue, it is fundamentally about giving African countries a helping hand for rapid, equitable, and…  


Graduation of African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) - Emerging issues in a new development landscape

This paper analyses growth experiences of African LDCs, including those that graduated from the LDC status and their related structural transformation during 2000–2020. It also examines some of the…  



UNDP Director for Africa and Government launch new 5-year plan for Eswatini development

Mbabane, March 25, 2021 – The UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA), Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, today launched the…  


Sahel Resilience Project

The initiative "Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development" addresses…  


The Sahel Resilience Project

The initiative "Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development" addresses…  



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