Inclusive Growth

UNDP Nigeria's approach in poverty reduction is deeply rooted in an inclusive sustainable framework that focuses on both the institutions and the people. In partnership with the national and State governments, upstream strategic interventions have been designed to correct governance and institutional weakness and therefore provide the enabling framework for the downstream people- centred activities.Read More

Our Goals

The Inclusive Growth Programme aims to support government’s efforts at improving sustainable human development by increasing economic opportunities for the poor and reduction in inequality through interventions in seven key areas; support to development planning and statistics, support to fiscal policy reform and management, support for improving aid coordination and effectiveness, support for expanded services to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), support for the governance of Country HIV/AIDS, support for Youth Empowerment and Livelihoods as well as support for value chain development in Agriculture.more

Training youth in welding and fabrication

The Youth Empowerment Project has the overall objective of the Niger-Delta Job Creation and Conflict Prevention Initiative is to reduce the level of poverty and stimulate sustainable development in the Niger Deltamore

Our Stories

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Some Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP) Plumbing & Pipefitting trainees

Views and Impact of Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP)

“The programme outh Empowerment Programme (YEP) had a very positive impact on the lives of many of the youth in the community. My son, Paul Opuama,more 

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One of the 420 pupils in "Makaranta", one of the two village schools established in May 2006 by UNDP and its Millennium Village Project partners

Village School gives free meals – and hopes of a bright future to local kids

For Khadijah Alhassan (eight years old) and her sister, Umi (four), going to school is fun and exciting. It is something they look forward to withmore 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is aimed at reducing the level of poverty and stimulate sustainable development in the Niger Delta. The project will contribute towards this objective by providing an effective and sustainable job creation programme targeted at the youth of the region.more 

  • Support to Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the Implementation of Agriculture Transformation Agendamore 

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