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UNDP provides startup grants for displaced families

Through the Integrated Community Recovery and Resilience Programme in Borno State, funded by the European Union, UNDP and its partners including state government, implemented various initiatives in a…  


Reviving Livelihoods through village savings and loans association

Using an integrated approach for immediate community stabilization and early recovery in North East Nigeria, UNDP with funds from EU, are stabilizing local communities devastated by the insurgency.  


Children return to school amid improved learning facilities

UNDP, through the Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad is responding to the education crisis in the northeast by providing access to quality education within a safe learning environment,…  


UNDP launches vocational training programmes for women and youth in Adamawa State

UNDP, in partnership with Adamawa State Government and funding support from the Government of Japan, has launched vocational training in Yola to support women and youth with the necessary skills and…  


Upgrade to water supply set to improve lives in Damboa, Borno

This intervention is helping to address water challenges in the camps; IDPs now have access to safe and portable water for domestic use.  


UNDP, ONSA partner to activate community-based platforms for preventing and countering violent extremism

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) have agreed to activate community-based platforms for preventing and responding…  


UNDP and Partners establish Market Linkages for Farmers and Herdsmen

The competition for scarce resources between farmers and herders has had devastating impacts on communities in Nigeria’s Middle-Belt region.  


More hands on-deck: Aliko Dangote Foundation contributes N1.5 Billion (USD $ 3.8 million) to the Nigeria UN COVID-19 Basket Fund

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has joined hands with the United Nations in Nigeria with a total sum of N1.5 Billion (equivalent to USD $3.8 million) contribution to the Nigeria UN COVID-19 Basket…  


UN procures ventilators and other medical supplies to boost the Government of Nigeria’s response to COVID-19

A shipment of ventilators and other essential medical supplies procured by the UN system in Nigeria to support the Government’s COVID-19 response arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport today.  


The UN in Nigeria launches a COVID-19 Basket Fund to support Government response.

The UN system in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Government, has launched the COVID19 Basket Fund to complement ongoing efforts to mobilise resources in support of the National COVID-19…  

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