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African Union's COVID-19 Recovery Coordination Mechanism

The African Union has established in July 2021 a COVID-19 Recovery Coordination Mechanism for Africa, with ongoing support by UNDP, FAO, WHO, AfDB and a group of experts that will provide the African…  


Gabon leads Africa in the preservation and conservation of forests.

Gabon's forests house wildlife and megafauna, including 60% of the remaining critically endangered forest elephants, also known as the "architects" or "gardeners" of the forest, for their roles in…  


‘Homegrown’ Solutions Can Bolster Africa’s COVID-19 Response

The fourth AFRI Converse dialogue this year looked at Africa’s ingenuity, productivity and capacity to mitigate the pandemic, as well as determine how we can support such opportunities in building a…  


The Government of Angola and UNDP launch a USD 103.2 million grant with support from Global Fund to help fight HIV, Malaria, Tuberculosis and COVID-19 pandemic

The Angolan Government, through the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), launched today the new Global Fund Grant for 2021 2024. The investment of USD103.2 million in…  


UNDP receives US $ 1 million from the India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation in support of women in local salt production in Benin

The Board of Directors of India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) have awarded United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), one million US dollars to…  


EXTENDED DEADLINE - Call for papers: African Economic Conference 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINE - Call for papers for the African Economic Conference that will take place in Cabo Verde, as well as virtually, from 2 to 4 December 2021.  


UN Development Programme collaborates with International Trade Centre to raise African business opportunities by engaging in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) team up to empower African small businesses, women and young entrepreneurs to leverage the African Continental…  


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…  


PRESS RELEASE: Maximizing Tourism’s Contribution to Africa’s COVID-19 Recovery

Turning the disruption in tourism into new opportunities for improved competitiveness is essential for Africa’s recovery from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was the key…  


Media Advisory: High-Level event “Boosting Africa’s Transformative Power of Tourism”, 21 June 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. EDT

High-Level event “Boosting Africa’s Transformative Power of Tourism” - Harnessing Technology & Innovation, Youth & Women Entrepreneurship Follow-up Event to the Africa Dialogue Series 2021, building…  

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