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BRIEF October 16, 2020

Beyond COVID-19: The Road to Recovery in Africa

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In the battle against COVID-19, many African countries have taken bold and innovative actions to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, save lives, protect their citizens and create jobs.

Meet the Central African tailors who are making free, life-saving masks for residents, find out how cash transfers are supporting some of Madagascar’s poorest and most vulnerable families, and tune in to popular soap operas in Burundi and Ghana that promote health and safety measures.

Read these and other stories about how Africa’s countries are moving toward resilient recovery post-pandemic.

HOW CAN YOU BECOME PART OF THE SOLUTION?

African youth ages 18-28 are invited to participate in the 2021 #Blog4Dev competition. Based on the impact of COVID-19 in your country, tell us:

How can Africa’s young people partner with their governments and civil society organizations to address the impact of COVID-19, and build stronger social and economic systems post-pandemic?