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Germany and UNDP join forces for Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin region

Germany and UNDP supports efforts of countries in the Lake Chad Basin as they work across the humanitarian-development nexus, further sustainable recovery efforts, ensure the return of internally…  


UNDP and GSMA partner on mobile technology for global development goals

UNDP and the GSMA are joining forces to harness the power of mobile technology to accelerate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Also known as the Global Goals, the SDGs are a…  


Fighting malaria

13 million vulnerable people in some of the hardest to reach regions of Chad will soon be reached with insecticide treated bednets. As World Malaria Day 2017 approaches, UNDP and the Global Fund are…  


Tackling the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin

Last May, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (USCFR) organized a briefing session on the situation in the Sahel region of Africa. During the session UNDP stressed the need for broad,…  


Additional EUR 59 million boost fight against malaria in Chad

A new funding agreement, totaling EUR 59 million, has been signed between UNDP and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). With a focus on young children, pregnant…  


UN: Escalation of violence is holding back development in Central Africa

Continued violence in the Central African Republic, combined with the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries may delay development for years to come.  


Fleeing CAR, Chadians struggle to rebuild their lives in their home country

The ongoing violence in the Central African Republic is forcing tens of thousands of Chadian migrants, once an accepted part of Central African communities, to return to their country of origin. And…  


Chad: Micro-finance networks boost business initiatives by women

A project in Chad is helping promote women's businesses by providing micro-credit and entrepreneurship training.  



Chad vows to eradicate hunger, boost community resilience

Chad will embark on an ambitious plan to eliminate food insecurity and boost progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in this Sahelian country where up to 25 percent of the population…  

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