Poverty Reduction

The reduction of poverty, particularly of extreme poverty, continues to be a priority for the Angolan State and the development stakeholders in the country. The “Estratégia de Combate à Pobreza - ECP” formally approved on February 11th, 2004 and revised in September 2005 is still the main strategy document which is orientates the main areas of intervention for government and stakeholders which prioritizes the reconstruction of infrastructures, increasing access to education, health, and other basic services, as well as the decentralization of governance structures.

Our Goals

The Poverty Cluster strategy has identified the following focus areas for its programmes: Developing national capacity for planning, implementing and monitoring MDGs.more

Women's Empowerment

Women vendors along the road in the province of Cunene - Credit:UNDPmore

Our Stories

Angolan pupils in a new classroom - Credit: UNDP

UNDP Testifies Progress Made in Social Programs

The UN Resident Coordinator in Angola and UNDP Resident Representative, Maria do Valle Ribeiro, said on Tuesday, April 30th, in Luanda, that in recent years themore 

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Supporting the entrepreneurship in Angola

For its design, it resulted from a partnership between the INEFOP / MAPESS, Chevron and UNDP, consisting of the components of the Angolan Enterprise Programme (AEP).more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Growing Sustainable Business (GSB)

    The Growing Sustainable Business (GSB) is a poverty reduction initiative developed by the UNDP's private sector and supported by the Spanish Development Agency - AECID in close partnership with the Angola Government´s key related Ministries, Financial Institutions, Private Sector and Civil Society Organizations.more 

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