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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).  


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…  


UNDP and Tony Elumelu Foundation sign agreement aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in Africa

“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges have to be addressed.”  


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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