About UNDP in Nigeria

The ultimate goal of UNDP is to improve the lives of the people of NigeriaThe ultimate goal of UNDP is to improve the lives of the people of Nigeria. Photo: UNDP Nigeria/Lucky Musonda

UNDP has been in Nigeria since the country became independent in 1960 providing capacity building and policy development support to the Federal Government of Nigeria in areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development.

UNDP continues to support, the government in the implementation of development intervantions aimed at meeting the goals of the National Vision 20:2020 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

What do we want to accomplish?

The ultimate goal of UNDP is to improve the lives of the people of Nigeria, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, and to ensure a future that offers equality, dignity and opportunity for all. UNDP works in partnership with the federal Government of Nigeria, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities to help identify local solutions to meet global and national development challenges through a range of interventions that combine UNDP’s expertise and comparative advantage in the areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development.

What are our results?

Every year, we document the achievements made by the Government of Nigeria and the strides the country is making in making poverty a thing of the past, reducing inequality, safegaurding the environment and strengthening democratic governance. Our accomplishments are reflected in efficient delivery of development results for the betterment of Nigerians.

Our Annual Reports provide an overview of our results and the partnerships that facilitate their realisation. Please refer to each of the Annual Reports below for results with a particular year;

  1. 2014 Annual Report
  2. 2015 Annual Report
  3. 2016 Annual Report (coming soon)

Who are the decision makers?

The Resident Coordinator, who is the Executive Representative of the Secretary General, heads the UN Country Team in Nigeria and is also the Resident Representative of UNDP Nigeria.

UNDP Nigeria is managed by a Country Director who is responsible for ensuring the effective day-to-day management of UNDP Country Office and assumes overall responsibility for the UNDP programme and operations to ensure coherence and strategic direction of UNDP activities. The Country Director is supported by two Deputies, one for Programmes and one for Operations.

UNDP works in close collaboration with the Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Budget and National Planning and other key Ministries, Departments and Agencies. The implementation of UNDP programme activities are carried out by Implementing Partners as appropriate, including National and State Government partners and civil society actors.

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Our Consultants

List of all current consultants (SCs, SSAs) who will receive $30,000 or more from the CO over a 12 month period.  For each consultant, the total amount of compensation and/or compensation rate should be included.

Consultant Name or Number ID Project Title Amount of contract (USD)/contract duration
Consultant 1 685                     Not Available                             53,598
Consultant 2       12425 Not Available  68,481
Consultant 3 12880 Not Available  69,750
Consultant 4 9921 Not Available  79,163

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