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How Ghana is strengthening its climate plan

With the first five-year milestone of the Paris Agreement approaching, Ghana has begun the process of revising its Nationally Determined Contributions to ensure greater alignment with development…  


Green Climate Fund approves $54.5m project to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions in Northern Ghana

The project’s interventions are expected to result in the restoration of 200,000 hectares of off-reserve savannah forests  


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…  


Tunisia to host 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in 2022

The Republic of Tunisia will host the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) to be held in 2022.  


Call for Papers - African Economic Conference 2020

The 2020 African Economic Conference (AEC), jointly organized by African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa and the United Nations Development Programme, will be held in Addis Ababa,…  


Why the AfCFTA must remain a top priority

COVID 19 presses more urgency on the need to fast track the start of trading of the AfCFTA  


Across the Burundi — Tanzania border

Realizing the Humanitarian - Development Peace Nexus in the Great Lake region  


Young African women leaders for sustainable development

20 young fellows from African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme have now started their one-year assignment with UNDP. We asked their impressions.  


Measuring the economic impact of violent extremism in Africa

The report looks at the economic cost of violent extremism focusing on 18 African countries. It examines the impacts of attacks on infrastructure and physical damage, formal and informal economies as…  


Tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare today

For Africa the journey to building back better starts now, without which the promise of a better tomorrow will be elusive.  

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