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COVID-19 Innovation Challenge - Creating the “New Normal” and Building the Recovery

The UNDP Ghana Accelerator Lab is creating a nation-wide innovation platform to identify local solutions designed to help society as we all adjust to COVID-19.  


Young people want more mentorship and coaching to expand innovation space

Young people called on stakeholders to support them with more mentorship, coaching and networking opportunities to expand innovations.  


Crisis is the Mother of Invention: Mitigating COVID-19 through Innovation

Resilience and creativity are critical in fighting COVID-19 and UNDP’s global network of Accelerator Labs is uniquely placed to support innovation at this time.  


UNDP and NYA, growing talents of young people for Ghana’s development

UNDP and NYA are supporting young people with the requisite entrepreneurial skills and knowledge to contribute to the achievement of SDGs.  


16 innovators of Ghana’s YouthConnekt kick-start business incubation and mentorship

Innovators of the Ghana YouthConnekt platform kick-started their 9 weeks business development incubation programme.  


Exploring the potential of Green Bonds for SDGs financing in Ghana

UNDP and Ministry of Finance are training key national stakeholders on Green Bonds, to facilitate Ghana’s active participation in the green bond markets.  


UNDP and NYA award $80,000 grants to support young innovators under Ghana’s YouthConnekt Platform

Under Ghana YouthConnekt, UNDP and NYA awarded 16 young innovators a total amount of 80,000 US dollars to upscale their businesses.  


Supporting young people’s innovative solutions for sustainable development

Young innovators presented their innovative solutions at the Youth Innovation for Sustainable Development (YISD) Challenge held by UNDP and National Youth Authority.  


UNDP/GEF SGP awards grants to support women focused initiatives in Ghana

UNDP through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) awarded US$150,000 (GHS820,000) grants to five women focused initiatives.  


Empowering Young People to Achieve the SDGs - Ghana YouthConnekt

UNDP is urging development actors, especially the private sector to support efforts to empower young people and engage them in active participation in development processes towards the achievement of…  

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