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Over 600 victims of North-East conflict engaged in emergency employment in Borno State

Through partnership with the European Union, over US$8 million will be invested in activities aimed at ridding the region of debris both from the conflict and reconstruction and cleaning up…  


UNDP and Japan flag of distribution of agricultural inputs in Adamawa State

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Adamawa State Government and the Government of Japan flagged off the distribution of agricultural inputs in Loko, a village once hit by Boko Haram in…  


UNDP partners with Civic Foundation for Innovation

Within the context of UNDP’s flagship initiative, the Youth Employability, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme, the organisations intend to work together in promoting innovation activities.  


UNDP facilitates establishment of Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum

The meeting, attended by over 150 stakeholders representing regional and multilateral organisations, development partners and State Governments, discussed critical issues that needed addressing for…  


Government of Japan releases USD2.5 million for Early Recovery interventions 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…  


Conference recommends inter-basin water transfer to save Lake Chad

Diminishing water levels of the Lake have contributed to the significant reduction in economic viability of the lake's basin, triggering mass migration, conflicts and crises in the region.  


Achieving Agenda 2030 - linking the goals to policies, plans and budgets

Through a partnership the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs (OSSAP-SDGs), the Ministry of Budget and National Planning (MBNP) and UNDP in Nigeria, the iSDGs model is…  


Boko Haram survivors receive new livelihoods and infrastructure as Ngwom community reopens

Hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Ngwom Community rolled out the drums on 13 March 2018 as UNDP handed over the rebuilt community to the State Government – they have been living in…  


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…  


Over 150 trained in entrepreneurship skills in North-East Nigeria

UNDP has been investing in early recovery interventions in the region with the aim of preparing communities for the day after the crisis. Prolonged development deficit in the region exposed millions…  

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