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Youth: Unlocking Africa’s bright future by unleashing youthful creativity and dynamism

A new narrative about Africa’s youth is unveiling. They are not troublemakers, they are Africa’s long-awaited positive disrupters.  


2019 African Economic Conference: Work as one and listen to the youth to create jobs for Africa’s next generation, delegates urge policymakers

Africa must work as one to turn the continent’s ‘youth bulge’ into opportunities, delegates at the closing of the 2019 African Economic Conference said.  


2019 African Economic Conference: A clarion call for bolder action to tackle Africa’s youth jobs crisis

2019 African Economic Conference (AEC) opened with a call on African policymakers to take bold steps to tackle red-tape and high startup costs to create decent and well-paying jobs for the continent’s…  


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…  


Productive groundnut farming for women farmers

UNDP/GEFSGP is supporting groundnut women farmers with innovative ways of growing groundnuts, to resist climate change effects for improved yields.  


Call for Papers - African Economic Conference 2019

AfDB, ECA and UNDP will hold the 2019 Africa Economic Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 2nd to 4th December 2019. Call for papers open.  


UNDP Partners with the Tony Elumelu Foundation to Empower 100,000 Young Entrepreneurs in Africa

UNDP and Tony Elumelu Foundation launched African Entrepreneurship Programme at AU Summit to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa over 10 years towards the…  


Support to Recovery and Resilience in Gbudue State, South Sudan

The purpose of the mission was to interact with local partners and beneficiaries of UNDP’s multi-dimensional support to recovery and resilience in Gbudue State.  


Creating a level playing field for women in technology in Africa

A workshop paves the way to optimize opportunities for African women in the technology sector through enhanced professional capacity and mentorship and by leveraging the power of South-South…  

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