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Sahel a region of opportunities

Harnessing potential, talent, and energy.  


UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

UNDP has launched the Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad, an ambitious multi-million dollar fund to scale up the range of stabilization intervention in areas of Lake Chad Basin.  


Financing the Nexus - Gaps and opportunities from a field perspective

This study maps and analyses existing humanitarian and development funding flows and mechanisms in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ukraine and Uganda, and…  


New approaches to preventing violent extremism

All over the world poverty, discrimination, and inequalities exacerbate perceptions of exclusion and injustice and create a ‘perfect storm’ for radicalization.  


Chad: Humanitarian response and long-term recovery must go hand in hand

Mark Lowcock and Achim Steiner, the United Nations’ top humanitarian and development officials, today wrapped up their first joint visit in Chad, calling for greater international attention to and…  


Media Advisory: UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock to visit Nigeria and Chad

Their mission aims to highlight and support joint humanitarian and development efforts in these countries.  


High-Level Conference in Berlin commits to comprehensive crisis response in the Lake Chad Region

The High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region concluded today with renewed commitments by participants to work together to address the multi-faceted crisis affecting the region.  


High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region

Opening Remarks at the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region  


Resilience for Sustainable Development in the Lake Chad Basin

The humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin is among the most severe in the world, with more than 10 million people in urgent need of life-saving assistance and protection. Yet, it is critical that…  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  

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