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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…  


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…  


900 solar lanterns to light up conflict-affected communities in North-East Nigeria

Access to power in North-East Nigeria remains low - in 2013, the year before the worst period of Boko Haram insurgency, the share of population with access to electricity in the three most affected…  


New report highlights national conflict status in Nigeria

Key findings from this work point to a changed set of conflict actors and dynamics in Nigeria over recent years. Occurrences of political violence remains fairly constant although the driving forces…  


Speech by UNDP Resident Representative, Edward Kallon, at 12th Annual ECOWAS-Development Partners’ Coordination Meeting

"We look forward to deepening our collaboration with the Commission in addressing the remaining obstacles including the harmonization and complete integration of systems and the disparate…  


Meeting the SDGs promise will depend on Public, Private and Civil Society partnerships

Partnership is at the very centre of the sustainable development agenda. It is both a means to an end, since it is a crucial enabler for the attainment of the other goals; and an end in itself, since…  

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