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Sweden Grants Exceptional Funding to UNDP for its DRC Programme

Sweden and UNDP announce a new multi-year partnership for the UNDP recovery and development program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which amounts to a record US $20 million for the first two…  


New platform calls on Japanese and African Development partners to track progress of Yokohama Plan of Actions

Co-organizers of TICAD call on stakeholders to register to new website that will monitor progress of the Yokohama Plan of Actions.  


Trade, not Aid: Changing the narrative about Africa's borderlands through innovation

With the launch of UNDP’s 2021 innovation challenge, Africa’s borderlands have the opportunity to write their own development narrative and shape that of others.  


Call for Proposals: The Africa Borderlands Centre Innovation Challenge

The Africa Borderlands Innovation Challenge is a dedicated funding window to support borderlands’ stakeholders in scaling impact, unlocking development finance, catalyzing behavioral change, improving…  


The Africa Borderlands Centre Launches a "Trade for Peace" project in the Liptako-Gourma Region

Fatoumata Togo lives in Koro, a town on Malian side of the border with Burkina Faso. She runs a small restaurant where her meals cater to community members and traders from neighboring Thiou town in…  


Cross-border trade as driver of peace in the Liptako-Gourma region

UNDP Africa Borderlands Centre launches its ‘Trade for Peace’ regional project to strengthen peacebuilding and social cohesion in the border regions of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger.  


Interview with Adidjé Kerala, Head of a Stabilization Committee in conflict-affected Chad

We met Adidjé Kerala, the very first woman at the head of a Stabilization Committee in conflict-hit Chad. In a society where women's rights remain an arduous quest, she embodies progress and hope for…  



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…  

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