This publication on Youth and Water Security in Africa, which comprises 25-refereed articles co-authored by youth including female scientists primarily from Africa, derives from collaboration among UNESCO, the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) and the International Science Council (ISC) Regional Office for Africa (ROA

Africa has recorded progress on many of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals since 2000; however, the current pace of progress has been insufficient to achieve the Goals by 2030.In the 2030 Agenda, Member States recognized many challenges to sustainable development, including the fact that billions of citizens continue to live in poverty and are

The report on the State of the Climate in Africa 2021 is the result of collaboration between the African Union Commission (AUC), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and other specialized agencies of the United Nations.

Access to effective waste management services is critical in any city. Where a city’s waste management is inadequate, it has drastic effects on the environment, public health and the quality of life of urban residents.

Living customary water tenure is the most accepted socio-legal system among the large majority of rural people in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ghana’s progress of implementation has been mixed. Gender parity and high completion rates have been sustained at the KG, primary, and junior high levels despite the pandemic, while the population participating in formal and informal education, and training has gone up.

A long-lasting drought is affecting Somalia, coastal regions of Kenya and Tanzania, and central-eastern Ethiopia. After two years of below-average rainy seasons, severe and persistent drought conditions are leading to severe soil moisture deficit and are affecting the agricultural sector and increasing wild-fire danger.

Measurement of food access typically relies on a consensus of different indicators. However, there is a growing list of surveys in which the Food Insecurity Experience Scale is one of the few food access indicators captured, likely because it is an official measure for tracking progress toward the Sustainable Development Goal of zero hunger.

The amount of climate finance in Africa falls dramatically short of what is needed to implement Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs) in the region. CPI estimates Africa’s climate finance needs at an average of USD 250 billion annually from 2020-2030, which must be provided by private and international public investors (CPI 2022a).

Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, according to this new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), which confirms that the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt you

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