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Nigerian Afropop star Yemi Alade joins UNDP’s call for urgent action to protect those hit hardest by COVID-19 surge

UNDP joined by key voices in international development, reiterates the importance of protecting the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people hit hardest by the socio-economic impact of COVID-19.  


In Nigeria, COVID-19 threatens to hit three fragile northeastern states hardest, UNDP studies find

The health care system in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states is fractured, with 35 percent of health facilities damaged by conflict and routine vaccination campaigns and other essential health services…  


2019's top multimedia stories and blogs

Looking back on our most-read content.  


Nigeria must lead on climate change

That climate change is the biggest threat facing humanity today is no longer in doubt.  


"Land as mother, forest as father, water as blood."

Winners of the 2019 Equator Prize honoured in New York.  


Government of Germany signed agreement with UNDP, commits over ten million euros towards the stabilization of Lake Chad Basin

Germany commits to strengthening stabilization interventions in targeted communities affected by the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.  


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.  


Joint UNDP-DPPA Programme

Remarks at Joint UNDP-DPPA Programme High Level Partner Event  


Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Management and Agroecology Practices

Good practices from SGP support to community organizations to use approaches, techniques and methodologies in line with the principles of agroecology and climate-sensitive land resources management.  

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