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UNDP's training programmes for Boko Haram conflict victims yielding positive results

This year, UNDP has trained over 1200 youths and women - enhancing the resilience capacity of vulnerable young men and women and improving the socioeconomic status of their families and communities.  


Spotlight Initiative – UNDP, others engage States on ending violence against women and girls

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) in Nigeria recently concluded a series of inception workshops on the Spotlight Initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women…  


UNDP facilitates dialogue to mitigate herdsmen-farmers crisis in Nigeria

As part of efforts aimed at ending the herdsmen-farmers crisis in the middle-belt in Nigeria, the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) has been visiting the country ...  


UNDP and partners join forces to strengthen the Groundnut and Rice value chain in Nigeria

The event discussed and establish linkages through the creation of an innovation platforms which will provide sustainable structures for advancement of a win-win interstate food commodity value chain.  


Nigerian firm wins global award for local innovative environmental solution

The Equator Prize recognizes innovative initiatives from local communities and indigenous people who demonstrate exceptional achievements in the areas of nature-based actions that address climate…  



Over 3,400 certified from UNDP and Lagos State Employability Support Project

Since inception, over 1,100 trainees have been recruited by different companies are now in gainful employment. Close to 500 have opted to start their own businesses and are now employing others.  


UNDP takes “Peace Project” to communities in Benue State

The visits conducted in Logo, Guma, Kwande, Buruku and Agatu Local Government Areas were useful in gaining insights in the local conflict dynamics which are unique to communities.  


Nigeria participates in EU-UNDP Conference on Lake Chad Basin Stabilization

UNDP and partners are working towards developing a programme that will support national interventions for immediate stabilisation, in line with UNDP global practice, while also supporting the Lake…  


UNDP, EU to train 600 conflict-affected persons from Borno State in vocational skills

The vocational trainings are aimed at equiping those affected by the conflict with skills that will enable them to be self-reliant as they rebuild their lives.  

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