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Peugeot Nigeria: 50 youths from Borno complete technical skills training thanks to UNDP and EU support

The Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Learning Centre in Kaduna graduated 50 youths from Borno State who completed a vocational training in auto mechanics technology and trades, including painting,…  


UNDP's Cash for work project continues to make positive impact in people’s lives

Funded by European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Borno State Government commenced the Large-scale cash for work activity (CFW) in Maiduguri for 2020…  


1300 trainees graduate from the UNDP and Lagos State employability support project

UNDP in partnership with the Lagos State employment trust fund (LSETF) on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, held a graduation ceremony in Lagos for 1,300 youth who were trained and certified in vocational…  




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-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…  


Early Recovery Programme for the North East

Working with other UN agencies, UNDP Nigeria, though this programme is assisting communities to get to the path of full recovery from the socio-economic slump that the insurgency’s five year long…  

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