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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 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…  


Nigeria participates in innovation think tank meeting for Africa

The meeting in Dakar is part of UNDP’s initiative intended to create a learning network among country teams and to test new ways of working to address social and environmental challenges.  


UNDP, EU to train 600 conflict-affected persons from Borno State in vocational skills

The vocational trainings are aimed at equiping those affected by the conflict with skills that will enable them to be self-reliant as they rebuild their lives.  


UNDP/GEF and FMARD hold communication training for project staff

The objective of the training was to equip them with information and skills to enable them effectively communicate the project, its results and impact on the lives of people.  


UNDP invests $3.7m towards entrepreneurship development in Africa

The investment by UNDP towards the 2019 cohort, in excess of US$3.7 million, is made up of contributions from the regional office and selected UNDP country offices across the continent, including…  


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…  


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…  


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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