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New UNDP-African Union podcast series connects young people with Africa’s thought leaders and influencers

The podcast series seeks to shed light on innovative youth-led solutions and how they can be harnessed towards achieving sustainable development in Africa  


The Government of Sweden and UNDP sign agreement to promote socio-economic development and peacebuilding in Africa’s borderlands

With an estimated 270 million inhabitants, borderlands in Africa are a unique source of ingenuity, untapped opportunity and great resilience.  


New flagship report on the AfCFTA spotlights trade opportunities for women and youth in Africa

UNDP, in partnership with the AfCFTA Secretariat and the African Union (AU) Commission, today launched ‘The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth’. The launch event was organized…  


Transhumance routes for survival

UNDP project SECCCI, an EU co-funded Project, and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have been leading consultations to adopt a protocol on transhumance that will facilitate safe…  


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…  


Measuring the Economic Impact of Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism in Africa

This study provides primary research on the economic cost and impact of violent extremism by looking at the economic cost of violent extremism focusing on 18 African countries.  


Making Sense of Social Media Proxies, Sudan

During Sudan's December 2018 – October 2019 revolution and change of government, UNDP Sudan explored social media (Twitter) as a big data source to monitor social opinions, sentiment and thematic…  


In vast Angolan national park, rangers wear many hats

Manuel Sebastião Afonço has a lot to take care of: nearly 1 million hectares, to be exact.  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development  


Scaling Fences

The report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1,970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39…  

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