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UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

The Facility is anchored in the Regional Stabilization Strategy (RSS) for Lake Chad, a ground-breaking initiative led by the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and adopted by its Member States in…  


MPI - More Nigerians are multidimensionally poor than a decade before 2017

New data demonstrate more clearly than ever that labeling countries - or even households - as rich and poor is an oversimplification.  


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 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…  



UNDP Nigeria Newsletter Jan-Apr 2019

Our newsletter captures activities that UNDP Nigeria Country Office undertakes, engages in and facilitates. Please feel free to share the newsletter within your network and give feedback using details…  


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/GEF and FMARD hold communication training for project staff

The objective of the training was to equip them with information and skills to enable them effectively communicate the project, its results and impact on the lives of people.  


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…  

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