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The unfolding human tragedy in Ukraine has thrown into sharp relief the need to effectively tackle the overlapping crises we face.

Young women entrepreneurs are participating in initiatives to address structural barriers to their economic empowerment. Photo: UNDP Angola/Cynthia R Matonhodze In 2020, COVID-19 pushed an additional 23 millions of Africans into extreme poverty. Job losses are widespread. In Gabon, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia, over 80 percent of households reported loss of income in the same year. On the …

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The world is not on track to meet the global rise in temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) outlines what needs to be done to limit climate change.

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An airport technician operates an anti-pandemic robot named Jasiri, used for temperature screening, disinfection, communication of health messages and data capture amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi.

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