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Mohamed Yahya formally assumes duty as UNDP Resident Representative in Nigeria

UNDP's newly appointed Resident Representative, Mohamed Yahya, formally commenced his duties in Nigeria. My Yahya will be UNDP’s first Resident Representative following the UN reforms that resulted in…  



UNDP Launches Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad

The Facility is anchored in the Regional Stabilization Strategy (RSS) for Lake Chad, a ground-breaking initiative led by the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and adopted by its Member States in…  


UNDP support to returning farmers in Borno and Adamawa States to boost agriculture output

UNDP is supporting efforts aimed at resuscitation of food production in conflict- affected communities by providing key inputs to family communities.  


MPI - More Nigerians are multidimensionally poor than a decade before 2017

New data demonstrate more clearly than ever that labeling countries - or even households - as rich and poor is an oversimplification.  


UNDP trains vigilantes and Civilian Joint Task Force members in human rights and leadership

Over 500 former fighters participated in this training that was conducted to provide a basic level of civic understanding and build capacity in critical skills that will allow members of CJTF and…  


UNDP to empower 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa through the Tony Elumelu Foundation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development network of the United Nations, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to…  


UNDP's training programmes for Boko Haram conflict victims yielding positive results

This year, UNDP has trained over 1200 youths and women - enhancing the resilience capacity of vulnerable young men and women and improving the socioeconomic status of their families and communities.  


Spotlight Initiative – UNDP, others engage States on ending violence against women and girls

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) in Nigeria recently concluded a series of inception workshops on the Spotlight Initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women…  


Nigeria examines 2019 elections, discusses enhanced women participation in future polls

UNDP Nigeria, together with UN Women, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and leading Nigerian Women Civil Society Organizations recently organized the National Conference on Women…  

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