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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…  


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.  


Use your skills to support your families, Khardiata urges graduands

"The skills you will acquire should enable you to support your families, your communities and also contribute to rebuilding the North-East."  


EU funded project ends activities in Borno State, records successes.

After 20 months of implementing activities aimed at addressing information and coordination gaps for recovery in Borno State, the project implemented by UNDP concluded its activities on 30 March.  


Over 700 conflict-affected persons engaged in emergency employment in Borno State

Conflict affected communities now engaged in emergency employment are able to fend for their families without having to depend on humanitarian aid.  


Policy Brief-Harnessing the Blue Economy for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

The Blue Economy is low carbon, efficient, clean and helps restore, protect, and maintain diversity, productivity, resilience on the natural capital upon which its prosperity depends (UNDESA 2014).  


Hope returns to Ngwom, four years after being overrun by Boko Haram

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…  

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