Poverty Reduction


Realizing Africa's Wealth: Building Inclusive Businesses for Shared Prosperity

This report, prepared by UNDP's African Facility for Inclusive Markets, describes the status of inclusive business in sub-Saharan Africa and the ecosystems underlying the enterprises and entrepreneurs driving such approaches. It identifies promising opportunities in strengthening these ecosystems,more


Trade and Human Development: A Practical Guide to Mainstreaming Trade

This report makes practical recommendations to governments, the private sector, civil society and development partners for enhancing the development results of trade policies and support programmes. It builds on the analysis and experience of 14 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Easternmore


UNDP's Strategy Note on Extractive Industries

Although many developed countries are teeming with natural resources, the management of extractive sectors (oil, gas and minerals) is a major challenge and opportunity for them. The exploitation of non-renewable natural resources has often triggered violent conflicts, degraded the environment,more


Value Chain Analysis of the Bean Sector in Uganda

Beans are the most important legume for human consumption in the world. They are estimated to be the second most important source of dietary protein and the third most important source of calories. It is estimated that about 20 million MT of beans are produced annually with a market value of US $10more


The goal of Uganda’s National Development Plan 2010-2015 is to transform the country to a middle income economy over the next 30 years. Central to that plan is ensuring that the poorest and most vulnerable are empowered to participate in and benefit from growth. UNDP’s Growth and Poverty Reduction programme is designed to do just that -  spur innovative pro -poor economic policies particularly in sectors where the poor are most likely to benefit.