UNDP launched the national Human Development Report 2018 under the theme achieving human development in North-East Nigeria. This report recommends prevention as the penultimate weapon and countermeasure against conflict, violence and subsequently, humanitarian and development crisis.
The Governors agreed to establish the Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum, a platform that will serve to enhance joint efforts towards stabilizing, building peace and fostering sustainable development across the region.
"We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges have to be addressed,” said both the Director of UNDP Africa Regional Programme and the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF).
Four years ago, no one would have imagined that Ngwom would be home to hundreds of households again. Four years ago, a 45-year-old woman who lost everything never imagined living in a permanent shelter again.
The revitalized partnership places the private sector at the centre-stage of the SDGs implementation process. Progress, or the lack of it, will hinge heavily on the extent of private sector engagement.
The report traced the insufficiency of the regime to its weak emphasis on human rights and gender issues, weak community participatory decision making ...
During the visit to the area, Edward noted that Ogoniland lacked development activities, pointing that youths were not engaged in productive activities neither were there in school.

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