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Through the pandemic and beyond: New report reveals regional partnerships are key to COVID-19 recovery in Africa

UNDP partnered with Africa CDC, the AUC as well as other partners in the implementation of the continental strategy against COVID-19 on all fronts.  



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…  


Overcoming the Setbacks: Understanding the Impact and Implications of COVID-19 in Fragile and Conflict-affected Contexts

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed fragility across high and low-income countries. Yet its impacts have reminded the policy community that not all countries are equal in their ability to withstand the…  


Volunteers build a better future

Kenyans giving back generously in a time of need.  


Next-generation Regional Collaborative Platform meeting kicks off for first time with regional UN entities in Africa

Africa’s regional know-how, assets and policy expertise will be more systematically channeled to the Resident Coordinators and United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) across the continent as they help…  


Human Rights Due Diligence and COVID-19: Rapid Self-Assessment for Business

This tool is designed to help businesses consider and manage the human rights impacts of their operations in the specific context of COVID-19. It presents key actions or considerations along three…  


Japan and UNDP partner to support Small and Medium Enterprises in Mali and Ethiopia

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented global health, economic and financial repercussions. Among its myriad adverse effects, the pandemic is also characterised by a sharp slowdown in…  


COVID-19 Digitalization with Equity: Leaving no one behind

Investment in internet infrastructural development, digital skills and the right policy frameworks will accelerate digitalization in Africa.  


Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a new UNDP report in collaboration with ILO advocates for social protection for workers in the informal economy

The report Informality and Social Protection in African Countries: A Forward-looking Assessment of Contributory Schemes is to be released on 10 February at 10 am EST by the United Nations Development…  

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