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SDGs Investment

SDG Investment Platform for Ghana launched

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The “SDG Investment Platform” has been launched to provide market intelligence on investment opportunities in Ghana and beyond. The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC),...
ECOWAS and UNDP build capacity

ECOWAS and UNDP build capacity of women to grab opportunities in AfCFTA

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with ECOWAS, has commenced a three-day capacity building programme to equip women with knowledge and skills...
African Union

AU and UNDP launch “African Union at 20” to review progress

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The African Union (AU) Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has kicked off a year-long project to mark the 20th anniversary...
United Nations

UN to study Kenya’s rising water levels in lakes

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The United Nations will partner with Kenya to study the East Africa nation's rising water levels in lakes, a UN official said on Wednesday. Walid...
United Nations

Broken societies put people, planet on collision course: UN report

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The COVID-19 pandemic, the latest crisis facing the world, will not be the last unless humans release their grip on nature, said a new...
The Forum Hosted Ministers From Uae

UAE hosts “Africa Futures Forum” to draw-up priorities for African Union Agenda 2063

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The key points of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 were discussed at an event hosted by the World Government Summit, in partnership with the...
Mission 1.5 In Action

UN Launches E-Learning Platform

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UN launches e-learning tool for people to learn about climate policy United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched Mission 1.5 In Action, an e-learning tool for citizens...
Undp Vodafone

UNDP, Vodafone Ghana train women in agribusiness on digital banking

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Vodafone Ghana Foundation has empowered rural women engaged in agribusiness in the Upper East...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

We cannot achieve SDGs without building a peaceful society – UNDP

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Peace and Governance Analyst of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ms Melody Azinim, has urged institutions to work towards peace and inclusiveness as...
climate change

UNDP to boost reforestation, response to climate change in Kenya

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday pledged to support Kenya's efforts to improve forest cover and respond to climate change. Walid Badawi, UNDP...
robber

There was a rise in crime during COVID-19 lockdown – survey

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The Local Economies Tracker survey has revealed that localities witnessed an increase in crime during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown period. The survey indicated that about...
Covid

NDPC partners UNDP to help Districts Assemblies prepare COVID-19 recovery plans

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The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is to support Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts Assemblies (MMDAs)...
Shea Trees

Ghana gets US$54.5 million to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions

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The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved US$54.5million to address deforestation and forest degradation challenges in the Northern Savannah Zone of Ghana, whilst promoting...
Covid

Somali artists release UN-backed song on COVID-19 threats

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Prominent Somali artists said Sunday they have released UN-backed new song to raise awareness about the dangers of COVID-19 in Somalia, which remains...
Undp

UNDP calls for temporary basic income for world’s poorest people to slow COVID-19 surge

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The immediate introduction of a temporary basic income for the world's poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly...
Hospital

Tema General Hospital Covid-19 centre discharges 24 persons so far

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The Tema General Hospital (TGH) COVID-19 treatment centre currently has only one active case receiving treatment. ...
UNDP

UNDP, others carry out waste management monitoring at TGH

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A team of experts from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Health Facilities Regulatory Authority (HeFRA) and the Accra School of Hygiene has assessed...
Undp Sanitisers

UNDP supports local production of hand sanitizers

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supported the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to locally produce hand sanitizers to reduce the risk of COVID-19...
Boreholes

Eighty boreholes to be provided for 30 communities at Bongo

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Mr Peter Ayamga Ayinbisa, the Bongo District Chief Executive, said over 80 boreholes would be provided for more than 30 communities in the District...
Undp

UNDP highlights glaring disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with, recover from pandemic

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released two new data dashboards that highlight the huge disparities in countries' abilities to cope with and...
Climate change

UNDP launches campaign for public opinion on climate change

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday launched a campaign for public opinion, in a bid to bridge the gap between people and...
NCCE

NCCE inaugurates Regional inter-party committee

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The Savannah Regional Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has inaugurated an Inter-party Dialogue Committee aimed at deepening friendly political party...
national peace council

National Peace Council trains staff on gender integration in peace building

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The National Peace Council (NPC) has trained its staff and Council members on gender mainstreaming in peace building at a workshop held...

Sixteen change agents awarded US$5,000 each

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Sixteen young entrepreneurs have been awarded with $5,000.00 for their innovative and sustainable solutions to solve specific problems facing the nation. Their innovations were...
dr osae pentecost university

Tap into experiences of successful entrepreneurs

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Tertiary institutions must leverage on the experiences of the numerous successful entrepreneurs to equip students with the necessary skills and experience to ensure...
Social entrepreneurship

UN calls on increased funding for social entrepreneurs in Africa

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United Nations on Wednesday called for increased funding for small scale social entrepreneurs to improve their innovations in Africa. Arif Neky, senior...
Corruption Demonstration

Women critical for winning anti-corruption fight – GACC

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Mrs Beauty Emefa Narteh, Executive Secretary of the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) has stated that women are the most affected by corruption so...

Minister urges young people to make use of every available opportunity

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Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, a Deputy Minister of Education in-charge of Basic and Secondary Education, has urged young people to use every opportunity that...
Africa economy

Africa to become key world economic hub – Achim Steiner

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Mr Achim Steiner, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), says Africa is well positioned to become the key world economic hub...

A future of Africa beyond aid is not far-fetched – UNDP

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A future of Africa beyond aid is not far-fetched, Madam Ahunna Eziakonwa, Assistant Secretary General and Director, Regional Bureau for Africa, United Nations...