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UNDP, UNOPS, UNICEF, Islamic Development Bank and the Government of Cameroon join forces to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has extended a financing facility to the Government of Cameroon amounting US$ 27.44 million to provide immediate response to COVID-19.  


Measuring the economic impact of violent extremism in Africa

The report looks at the economic cost of violent extremism focusing on 18 African countries. It examines the impacts of attacks on infrastructure and physical damage, formal and informal economies as…  


Countering Terrorism and Extremism in Africa

Statement by M. Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UN Assistant Secretary General and Special Adviser to the UNDP Administrator  


Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad Basin

The Regional Stabilization Facility (RSF) is a financing facility developed by UNDP to provide immediate stabilization for communities affected by Bokom Haram and provide extended support to the LCBC…  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  


African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, report reveals

A new report and online platform on the the state of social assistance in Africa aim to become important reference material toward strengthening national social protection systems, and reducing…  


Government of Germany signed agreement with UNDP, commits over ten million euros towards the stabilization of Lake Chad Basin

The Government of Germany has committed €10,100,000.00 towards strengthening stabilization interventions in targeted communities affected by the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad…  


Let’s focus on the opportunities in the Sahel to help address the challenges - Says UNDP Regional Director for Africa

Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Africa Director noted that the crisis in the Sahel region can be effectively tackled if focus is put on the region’s opportunities.  


UNDP Resident Representatives without borders: collaborating to stabilize Lake Chad Basin

UNDP Resident Representatives in the Lake Chad Basin are collaborating to stabilize the region.  

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