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UNDP launches Accelerator Lab to generate solutions to Nigeria's development challenges

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) officially launched the Accelerator Lab to help catalyze local solutions to some of the most complex development challenges in Nigeria.  


Applications to open next week for the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme, the graduate employment initiative by the Federal Government and UNDP

Applications will open September 6th for the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme (NJFP), H.E, President Muhammadu Buhari announced today at the Aso Rock Villa.  


Strengthening Economic Planning and Sustainable Development Goals implementation in Nigeria

This project is being implemented to enhance the institutional and human resource capacity of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning (MBNP), National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the Office of…  


UNDP Nigeria Newsletter Jan-Apr 2019

Our newsletter captures activities that UNDP Nigeria Country Office undertakes, engages in and facilitates. Please feel free to share the newsletter within your network and give feedback using details…  


Over 3,400 certified from UNDP and Lagos State Employability Support Project

Since inception, over 1,100 trainees have been recruited by different companies are now in gainful employment. Close to 500 have opted to start their own businesses and are now employing others.  


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.  


Policy Brief-Unpacking and Operationalizing the Humanitarian- Development- Peace Nexus in North East Nigeria

There is a growing body of literature wherein the notion of ‘nexus’ is used to highlight and underpin the complexities and nuances attendant to emergency situations  


Policy brief-Nigeria’s Youth Bulge – From Potential ‘Demographic Bomb’ to ‘Demographic Dividend’

The rapid population growth in Nigeria, and indeed the region, has been attributed to several factors, including increased public investments in the social sectors  


Policy Brief-Harnessing the Blue Economy for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

The Blue Economy is low carbon, efficient, clean and helps restore, protect, and maintain diversity, productivity, resilience on the natural capital upon which its prosperity depends (UNDESA 2014).  


The Role of Mining in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

From the foregoing, it is apparent that there is strong linkage between mining and SDGs – both positive and synergistic relationships on one side and a series of negative relationships between mining…  

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