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Ghana gears up for Africa’s largest Youth Summit: YouthConnekt Africa

The YouthConnekt Africa Summit will be on the theme: “Africa Beyond Aid: Positioning the Youth for the Post-Covid Economy and AfCFTA Opportunities.” It will be a hybrid event hosted by Ghana’s…  


Commodities will drive post-pandemic growth, but we must beware of the consequences

Primary commodity prices are going up, and based on the anticipated demand and supply, the likelihood of an upward trend is inevitable. For instance, between July 2020 and July 2021, the price indices…  


[Closed] Call for Applications: 2nd Cohort of the AfYWL Fellowship Programme

UNDP is searching for 25 young African women to join the second cohort of the African Young Women Leaders (AfYWL) Fellowship Programme.  


COVID-19 Response in the Sahel Region

The Sahel Resilience Project re-programmed activities to respond to COVID-19 pandemic at the regional level and in the seven project countries in June 2020. Total resource envelope is $1,442,000 US…  


AFRI CONVERSE Shines Spotlight on Sustainable and Smart Cities in Africa

The third edition of AFRI CONVERSE 2021 kicked off with experts from Japan, Singapore, and Africa looking at progress, hurdles and investment opportunities to create cities that are both smart and…  


Bringing change through local actions!

Officials, private sector and development actors participating to the SDGs Global Festival of Action from Japan held on 25-26 March 2021, agreed that achieving the 17 SDGs requires combined efforts…  


“Where there is life, there is hope”

After Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Cecília Chata Valentim, a young mother, and the seven children under her care received support from UNDP Recovery Facility sto restart a new life.  


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…  


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…  


Youth Solutions Report 2020

This Fourth Edition of the Solutions Report is composed of a comprehensive analysis of the 50 solutions, showcasing the problems, solutions, and impacts addressed by 25 non-profits and 25 for-profit…  

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