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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.  


Can investing in Africa’s tech generation change the future of development?

Africa needs to step up its engagement and forge strong and new kinds of partnerships especially with the private sector and philanthropic institutions to accelerate investments in strategic areas.  


UNDP to promote dynamic partnerships at TICAD7 to advance sustainable development in Africa

UNDP will engage multi-stakeholders in different dialogues at TICAD7 from 28th–30th August 2019 in Yokohama, Japan, to push for stronger international partnerships to promote trade and business…  


Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality In Africa

The Theme of the 2019 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is ‘empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’, a topic that is a preoccupation of many governments and development partners,…  


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…  


UNDP Accelerator Lab : Learning to innovate in order to act better

UNDP Accelerator Labs in Africa will answer complex questions so that collectively we can better understand the problems facing people, countries, and regions, and meet their expectations for growth…  


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…  




Firm level manufacturing performance in resource-rich countries

We published a blog on 26 July 2018 titled the Manufacturing Challenges in Resource-Rich Countries. But, our conclusion then was based on analysis at the aggregate level. As a complementary analysis,…  

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