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Officials from North-East learn from Japan’s recovery experience

Three officials included one each from three States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, which have been the most heavily affected under the conflict. They stayed in Japan for two weeks in Japan.  


Over 700 conflict-affected persons engaged in emergency employment in Borno State

Conflict affected communities now engaged in emergency employment are able to fend for their families without having to depend on humanitarian aid.  


Achieving human development in North-East Nigeria will require addressing root causes of the crisis - Achim Steiner

The decade long military insurgency in North-East Nigeria has eroded the region of development potential. With its roots in prolonged development deficits, addressing the crisis in the region will…  


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…  


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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