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UNDP Africa releases a special online magazine highlighting 50 young Africans innovating against COVID-19

The UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa today released a special edition of an online magazine, showcasing how young Africans are resourcefully helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  


A breakthrough in Africa: Prospects of innovation and startups

AFRI CONVERSE, a bi-monthly dialogue series on African development, resumes in the run up to the 8th edition of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development in 2021  


UNDP and European Investment Bank identify effective digital response to COVID-19 in Africa

EIB, UNDP and BearingPoint have analysed the impact of COVID-19 with policy makers and business leaders across Africa and identified digital solutions that can be shared to strengthen resilience and…  


UNDP and Government of Rwanda Deploy Smart Anti- Epidemic Robots to Fight Against COVID-19!

The initiative, a first for UNDP, is a risk mitigation measure to support the national COVID-19 response efforts.  


In South Africa, online rewards power safe, healthy actions in the fight against COVID-19

The joint UNDP-UNICEF Big Think Challenge rewards ground-breaking innovations in support of the Global Sustainable Goals.  


Africa challenged to redefine its development agenda beyond aid

High-Level Dialogue explores how Africa can optimize the use of its resources, creativity and innovation to finance the continent's development agenda and ambition effectively  


First African South-South Cooperation Report

The report received contributions from 11 African countries, including Benin, Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan and Uganda, that have reported on…  


Homegrown technology brings new angles to climate early warning systems

The Rwanda meteorology agency and UNDP are testing the ‘Internet of Things’ to collect and deliver early warning data for climate  


Southern Development Solutions for the SDGS

SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION (SSC) plays an indispensable role in today’s development landscape. It represents a shared vision among the peoples and countries of the South that is shaped by close…  


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