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UNDP and Japan engage Sahelian voices to put the humanitarian, development and peace nexus to action

High-ranking government representatives from Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, joined by Sahelian heads of industry, African philanthropic foundations, young innovators, and youth leaders, yesterday…  


COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker Fact Sheets

The COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker monitors policy measures enacted by governments worldwide to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, and highlights responses that have integrated a gender lens. It…  


Turning dung into gold

Biogas changes the lives of Guinean farmers and their families.  


UNDP Africa releases a special online magazine highlighting 50 young Africans innovating against COVID-19

The UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa today released a special edition of an online magazine, showcasing how young Africans are resourcefully helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  


The far-reaching falllout of COVID-19

At this year's Photoville exhibit in New York City, UNDP showcases the work of eight leading photographers as they document the effects of a pandemic.  


Fresh local food in Botswana: "We are ready to meet this demand."

Farmers adopt new techniques to weather climate change.  


Elections: A first step towards democracy

Ensuring greater citizen participation to guarantee more inclusive elections in the world is one of the aspirations of the partnership that has been uniting UNDP and the European Union for the last 15…  


Mozambique city suffers from coal pollution

An open pit mine near a residential neighbourhood has adverse health consequences.  


South Africa’s GDP could plunge 8 percent this year because of pandemic

South Africa, with one of the world’s highest COVID-19 infection rates despite some of the toughest measures to contain the pandemic, could see overall GDP plunge nearly 8 percent this year, a new…  


Mapping nature to create a global biodiversity framework

This year nature has shown that we have pushed the planet to its boundaries.  

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