A country’s ability to adapt digitally was crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic, which demonstrated how this built economic resilience and stimulated creative solutions. Eswatini currently lags in…

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly |

In this blog, we highlight two projects that leveraged data-driven policymaking processes and simulations.

Kerina Wang, KCP Program Management Unit (KCP PMU) |

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has had unprecedented effects on countries around the world, and Eswatini, like many other countries, has experienced an unparalleled social and economic crisis…

Buyelani Msweli |

Today, on the occasion of the World Youth Skills Day , we are pleased to announce the winners of the Blog4Dev 2021 competition.

Hafez Ghanem, Ousmane Diagana |

On Desertification and Drought Day, Bringing Integrated Drought Risk Management to the forefront in Southern Africa

Nate Engle |

Since moving to Southern Africa in 2019, I have had the great privilege of meeting many impressive women working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related fields.

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly |

Southern African countries had a tough 2019. The Government of Lesotho declared a national disaster as a result of the drought which left a fourth of its population facing severe food insecurity…

Barry Maher, Gracelin Baskaran |

Looking at the subject matter, one could boldly say that child marriage is not a predominant issue in Eswatini. This misconception emanates from the lack of documented evidence and understanding…

Setsabile Dumsile Shiba |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

The archetype of the strong African woman standing as an unmoving pillar of her community is one that transcends national borders on the African continent. While in the past, this image often…

Nayé Bathily |