Hope for jobs rather than religion drives recruitment by armed groups in Africa — UN report

February 7, 2023

The lack of employment more than religious belief is what is driving people to join fast-growing extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a report ... Read More

2022 YouthConnekt Africa summit wrapped up in Rwanda with calls to invest in youth

October 17, 2022

The 5th edition of the YouthConnekt Africa summit that ended in Kigali, Rwanda, on Saturday (15 October) was attended by thousands of young innovators and ... Read More

UNDP loans Cameroon $21m to strengthen SMEs’ resilience

September 30, 2022

The UNDP and Cameroon have inked a loan deal of $21 million earmarked to strengthen the resilience of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of the ... Read More

Morocco, Japan, UNDP pool efforts to fight youths’ radicalization

November 20, 2020

The Japanese Government and the UN Development Program (UNDP) are backing a project to combat online radicalization of youth in Morocco.   The one-year-long project, ... Read More

Global Environment Facility, UNDP launch $10 Million Project for climate adaptation in Somalia

November 22, 2019

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the UN Development Program (UNDP) have announced Thursday a $10 million program to build capacity for flood and drought ... Read More

UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad with $100 M Budget

July 19, 2019

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched the Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad, an ambitious multi-million dollar fund to scale up the range of ... Read More

High Atlas Mountains Communities Endeavor to Preserve Indigenous Farming – UNDP

June 6, 2019

On World Environment Day celebrated on 5 June each year, UNDP Morocco made a special mention of the Imegdale territory, located in the Western High ... Read More

Ghana holds investment forum at Africa Climate Week

March 18, 2019

The Government of Ghana and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will host an Investment Forum to discuss ways to crowd-in private sector investment for ... Read More

Africa Centre for Climate & Sustainable Development Opened in Rome

January 28, 2019

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuiseppe Conte cut the ribbon for the new ‘Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development’ in Rome this Monday. This Centre will ... Read More

Morocco Tops North African Countries in Global Knowledge Index

December 30, 2017

Morocco was ranked first in North Africa and third in the continent in the Global Knowledge Index (GKI), co-established by the United Nations Development Program ... Read More