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“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.  



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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Breaking the Cycle of Poor Harvests

With GCF-funding, Farmer Field Schools are helping farming communities in Zambia become better equipped with knowledge and capacity to adapt and turn climate risks into climate resilience.  


EU and UNDP launch two-year project to address urgent adaptation financing gaps in Africa

The EU-financed project will be implemented by UNDP, in partnership with the Africa Adaptation Initiative and the African Union Commission, to enhance knowledge and evidence to scale-up climate change…  


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…  


Partnerships Key to Accelerating Inclusive ‘Green Economy’ in Africa

The first United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) AFRI CONVERSE session of 2021 recently kicked off with over 150 participants and four speakers…  

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