On the ground in about 170 countries and territories, UNDP works to eradicate poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion while protecting the planet. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. With about US$5 billion in voluntary contributions annually, UNDP remains a partner of choice. Next Generation UNDP builds on our existing assets—worldwide presence, thought leadership, and over 50 years of experience—to help countries and communities respond to a fast-changing development landscape.
UNDP is assisting African countries to translate economic growth into long-lasting, inclusive human development. We are creating new solutions, building collaboration platforms, and sparking new partnerships and instruments for to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. We work with African governments, businesses, communities and regional organizations, helping countries to develop capacity, share knowledge and mobilize funds for sustainable development. The UNDP Africa Strategy, Analysis and Research team (SART) in New York provides strategic oversight, guidance and quality assurance, and broader regional analysis, including on global issues.