The secret UNDP Accelerator Labs plan (just between you and me)
The direction of travel for the UNDP Accelerator Labs is now clear: we’re evolving the Network into an open, globally distributed R&D capability for the Sustainab...
Informal businesses and the shift to digital: What we learned from small enterprises joining the digital economy
We are part of UNDP’s drive to be an incubator for the future. To accelerate progress towards the 2030 Agenda, we need to be fast and curious. The Accelerator Labs are designed to close the gap between the current practices of international development in an accelerated pace of change. They model a new capability to make breakthroughs on the future of development: inequality, decarbonization, the 4th industrial revolution and new forms of governance.
Making the Invisible Visible: Informal Innovation in South Africa
“Making the Invisible Visible: Informal Innovation in South Africa”, the first research in Africa using internationally comparable methods.
The UNDP Accelerator Labs enter a year of maturity: let a thousand flowers bloom
The UNDP Accelerator Labs were designed as an agile and dynamic Network to allow communication and information transfer between 91 Accelerator Labs in 115 countri...
Reimagining Development through a Global Learning Network
This Annual Report highlights how far we’ve come in 2021 and what progress we’ve made. It also highlights some leading cases, innovators, stories, and initiatives...
Understanding the Transformative Potential of Grassroots Energy Solutions
A publication on understanding the transformative potential of grassroots energy solutions in collaboration with the School of International and Public Affairs at...
Applying Learning Questions on Informal Economies to Informal Transportation
Through a set of specific learning questions we want to explore the potential of this important sector and eventually, we hope, showcase the opportunities that ex...
Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Development: 13 Stories from the UNDP Accelerator Labs
This second report offers a deeper dive on the details of some of the collective intelligence groundbreaking approaches deployed by the UNDP Accelerator Labs – fr...
Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Development: Getting Smarter Together
If we want to put this planet on a more sustainable & equitable path, we need to get smarter together. We release this report to compare the methods and tools use...
Latest Country publications
Promoting Productive Transformation through Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Sierra Leone 2023 Report
The Promoting Productive Transformation through Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Sierra Leone 2023 publication, shines a spotlight on the SEZs as a unique oppor...
ANNUAL REPORT 2022(Partnerships for a Tolerant, Inclusive Bangladesh (PTIB) Project)
After the completion of a successful year (2021), PTIB’s highly motivated and innovative youth-centric social hackathon series ‘Digital Khichuri Challenges- DKCs ...
UNDP Eritrea Inclusive Sustainable Development Unit Thematic fact Sheet
In support of the Government of the State of Eritrea’s nature-based sustainable development strategy, UNDP provides technical and financial support in the area of...
UNDP Kenya Annual Report 2022
The highlights and events showcased in our annual report served as a testament to our commitment to fostering positive relationships with our global partners to a...