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Green Climate Fund approves $54.5m project to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions in Northern Ghana

The project’s interventions are expected to result in the restoration of 200,000 hectares of off-reserve savannah forests  


Towards Sustainable Land Management in the Republic of Mauritius

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of both Mauritius and Rodrigues in terms of food security. One immediate response of the population has been a renewed interest in backyard…  


Promoting biodiversity resources in Ethiopia

Untapped genetic resources and traditional knowledge could create job opportunities and sources of foreign exchange for the country, paving the way to achieving the SDGs  


A spotlight can help save the Cameroon Forest

UNDP Cameroon spotlights the Congo Basin Forest that needs urgent attention.  


Managing community waste to improve food security

UNDP/GEFSGP programme is supporting communities to turn waste generated at home and farm residues into compost to increase crop yields.  


Dar es Salaam Seaport Stakeholders Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade

Port stakeholders agree to join forces to combat wildlife trafficking, following a three-day workshop organised by TRAFFIC, UNDP and UNODC  


New Africa’s Sustainable Development report urges improved planning

The latest report on Africa’s sustainable development urges governments to strengthen their urban planning capacities to manage the potential of the region’s ever-expanding cities and address…  



Goal 15: Life on hand


Oases of Eritrea: Nature-based solutions for development

Given access to water, nomadic communities vulnerable to the effects of climate change can escape poverty and food insecurity.  

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