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African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, report reveals

The findings demonstrate that state-provided social assistance like cash, food transfers, and public works programmes are becoming an important policy instrument to address poverty and vulnerability,…  


Nigeria's Integrated Sustainable Development Goals (iSDG) model Report

The iSDG-Nigeria model is a policy simulation tool for use in aligning our national development strategies and programmes with the SDGs. The core objective of this is to enhance the achievement of the…  


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 Nigeria Newsletter May_July 2019

Our newsletter captures activities that UNDP Nigeria Country Office undertakes, engages in and facilitates. This product is developed and shared in order to keep our partners and general public…  


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.  


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'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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