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COVID-19 economic recovery: building back stronger with women and youth-led innovations

UNDP has rolled out four integrated interventions to help MSMEs recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and thrive to boost job creation.  


UNDP empowers District Assemblies and their Business Advisory/Resource Centres to effectively communicate with MSMEs

UNDP empowered district assemblies (MMDAs) and Business Advisory/Resource Centres to effectively communicate with MSMEs, leveraging traditional and digital media.  


Women shea butter producers urged to take advantage of AfCFTA to boost profitability

UNDP encouraged women in the shea butter production value chain in Ghana to leverage opportunities in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to export their shea butter beyond Ghana’s…  


200 Ghanaians to benefit from Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation scholarship programme

UNDP in partnership with Thunderbird School of Global Management has launched a Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Virtual Bootcamp scholarship scheme worth 200,000 US dollars for 200 Ghanaian…  


Young people call for policies that are more conducive and inclusive for the prosperity of Africa

The 2021 Youth Connekt Summit closed with a resounding call to ensure that, formulation and implementation of policies are more inclusive and representative of Africa’s largest population – young…  


Africa beyond aid: mobilising the youth around innovative ideas, to reimagine a prosperous continent

The 2021 YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2021 officially opened in Accra, Ghana under the theme “Africa Beyond Aid: Positioning the Youth for the Post-COVID Economy and AfCFTA Opportunities".  


Ghana gears up for Africa’s largest Youth Summit: YouthConnekt Africa

The Government of Ghana is preparing to host the 2021 edition of YouthConnekt Africa (YCA) Summit from 20th - 22nd October in Ghana’s capital city, Accra.  


Investing in local economies critical to harnessing AfCFTA

UNDP, NDPC and the Ministry of Trade, engaged selected Metropolitan, Municipal District Assemblies (MMDA’s) in Ghana to facilitate the participation of local economies in the AfCFTA.  


Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health

Youthful entrepreneurs across Ghana are breaking new ground, creating jobs and wealth by transforming food systems through creativity and innovation. International Youth Day is an important occasion…  


Women shea producers in Northern Ghana to benefit from international certification to access global markets

UNDP- GEF-Small Grants Programme supported Ripples Ghana to receive Ecocert for Fair-Trade Certification, to enable the sale of shea products produced by over 200 women shea producers, in global…  

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