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Transitioning to a circular economy with a multi-stakeholder platform in Ghana

We cannot continue with business as usual - a circular economy approach can help, in fact it is critical!  


European Union ramps up support to Africa Adaptation Initiative with EUR 1 million grant

The EU to fund the Africa Adaptation Initiative as the AAI scales-up its support for climate change adaptation across the continent.  


Promoting biodiversity resources in Ethiopia

Untapped genetic resources and traditional knowledge could create job opportunities and sources of foreign exchange for the country, paving the way to achieving the SDGs  


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.  


Engaging the private sector in a low carbon transition: Lessons from Morocco

As African countries transition to low-carbon development, the engagement of the private sector as a critical partner in the process becomes ever more important.  


Digital guide to help African countries fast-track SDGs, Paris Agreement and AU’s Agenda 2063 implementation

Three leading development partners have presented a digital application at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid to help African countries grapple with the simultaneous implementation of key global…  


As Africa gains development ground, new inequalities emerge, says new UNDP report

African countries have made significant strides in advancing human development, gaining ground with primary education and health. But a new generation of inequalities is opening up.  


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…  


UNDP: In Africa, Meeting the Aspirations of Citizens Critical to Achieving Development Goals

Achim Steiner, UNDP Head called for stronger partnerships between governments in Africa and the UN to achieve SDGs.  

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