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UNDP to empower 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa through the Tony Elumelu Foundation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development network of the United Nations, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to…  


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.  


Nigeria participates in innovation think tank meeting for Africa

The meeting in Dakar is part of UNDP’s initiative intended to create a learning network among country teams and to test new ways of working to address social and environmental challenges.  


UNDP project to enhance capacity of peacekeeping training centre

The Government of Japan has provided support to the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre, Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership & Peacekeeping Centre (MLAILKPC) through a project implemented by…  


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.  


Japan releases USD1.5m for Stabilization activities in North-East Nigeria

The funding from the Government of Japan will be utilized within the framework of Integrated Community Stabilization Programme which UNDP has been implementing in the region intended to directly…  


UNDP supports 2019 election activities across the Federation

During the 2019 electoral cycle, UNDP took a partnership approach, working closely with several CSOs and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensuring that the elections were…  


UNDP invests $3.7m towards entrepreneurship development in Africa

The investment by UNDP towards the 2019 cohort, in excess of US$3.7 million, is made up of contributions from the regional office and selected UNDP country offices across the continent, including…  


Officials from North-East learn from Japan’s recovery experience

Three officials included one each from three States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, which have been the most heavily affected under the conflict. They stayed in Japan for two weeks in Japan.  

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