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Long-Term Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in African Contexts

UNDP Africa’s new report: “Analysing long-term socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 across diverse African contexts” examines the effect COVID-19 will have on macro-economic development in 10 African…  


Borderland Policy Briefing Series | Informal Cross-Border Trade along the DRC-Uganda Border

The Informal Cross-Border Trade along the Uganda- DRC border analysis and research brief was commissioned and produced by the UNDP African Borderlands Centre.  


Africa Borderlands Centre | Project Document

Africa’s borderlands play host to more than 270 million inhabitants, a combined population significantly larger than any single state on the continent. ‘Borderlands’ here refer to the territorial…  


Borderland Policy Briefing Series | Boko Haram and the Conflict Dynamics in the Chad Basin

The Boko Haram and the Conflict Dynamics in the Chad Basin analysis and research brief was commissioned and produced by the UNDP African Borderlands Centre.  


Borderland Policy Briefing Series | Mobility and Migration in the Karamoja Cluster

The Mobility and Migration in the Karamoja cluster analysis and research Brief was commissioned and produced by UNDP African Borderlands Centre.  


Research and Policy Brief | African Borderlands in the Context of COVID-19

Africa’s borderlands face considerable difficulties in controlling the spread of COVID-19. It is essential that these territories receive a targeted response, in line with the core commitment of the…  


Borderlands in Africa | Literature Overview and Key Terms

This literature overview provides the theoretical foundation for a borderlands approach at UNDP. It summarizes major contributions to our understanding of African borderland communities.  


Sahel Challenges are Opportunities for Collaboration between UNDP and JICA

Development challenges in Africa’s Sahel region are numerous and only through durable and long-lasting partnerships can these obstacles be overcome. This was put forward at the recent Strategic…  


The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth

The Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a legal instrument – an agreement among the African Union Member States to create a single market. This report…  


African women in STEM and their contribution to the COVID-19 emergency response

This initiative, jointly conceptualized by the UNOSSC and the AUC, is aimed at optimizing opportunities for African women in the STEM sectors through enhanced professional capacity and mentorship  

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