What We Do

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works in 170 countries and territories, focusing on poverty eradication and reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

In Ghana, UNDP works within the framework of the Government - UN Sustainable Development Partnership (UNSDP), which responds to Ghana’s development priorities and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for People, Prosperity, Planet, Peace and Partnerships by 2030.  UNDP contributes to the achievement of Ghana’s Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (2017-2024) and the Ghana Beyond Aid Charter towards Ghana@100 (2057).

Our Impact

30.8

million

population in 2021

23.4%

Poverty rate (in 2016)

down from 52.7% (in 1991) per World Bank

5,269

GNI per capita

per the 2019 HDR (Purchasing Power Parity$)

0.611

Human development index

per the 2019 HDR

16%

Women in Parliament

12%

Youth Unemployment

(Over 50% youth underemployment)