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African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, report reveals

A new report and online platform on the the state of social assistance in Africa aim to become important reference material toward strengthening national social protection systems, and reducing…  


Eradicate poverty by breaking the curse of Africa’s unsustainable debt

Rising debt amplifies investment risk, hampers economic diversification, and undermines investment in human capital.  


Oases of Eritrea: Nature-based solutions for development

Given access to water, nomadic communities vulnerable to the effects of climate change can escape poverty and food insecurity.  


Eradicate poverty everywhere

As the world commemorates the International day for the eradication of poverty, on ‘Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty’, we are reminded that there is still poverty in multiple dimensions…  


Senegal: Hundreds of thousands gain water and electricity access through rural development initiative

Over the past two years more than 550,000 people living in Senegal have gained better access to basic services including water and infrastructure as part of a pioneer initiative aimed at rapidly…  


UNDP launches study on income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa

It is only by addressing the challenge of income inequality that African countries can achieve decisive progress towards poverty reduction and the Sustainable Development Goals.  


Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants and Consequences

It is only through addressing the challenge of inequality that progress towards achieving poverty reduction, to be specific, and the SDGs in general, can be accelerated.  


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