‘Why PIND signed MoU with Abia on development’
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) Foundation signed with Abia State government will assist the state to develop a long-term strategic vision to deliver inclusive governance and sustainability to Abians.
PIND set to revive cocoa plantations, productivity in five years
Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has fashioned a five-year plan to revitalise cocoa productivity by rejuvenating existing plantations in the country so as to increase foreign exchange earnings.
PIND tasks women on partnership for innovation
Foundation for Partnership in the Niger Delta (PIND) has tasked women to build robust partnership for innovative ideas so as to increase efficiency and productivity in their various business enterprises.
NDDF tasks states on improved IGR
The 2018 edition of the Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) came to an end last week, with a charge to states in the region to maximize their internal revenue potentials to avoid overdependence on oil income. The charge was part of the communiqué issued at the end of the seventh NDDF, organised by the Foundation…
PIND, Edo governor chart path to sustainable development
Foundation for Partnerships in the Niger Delta (PIND) and Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State have identified planning and implementation of development frameworks as crucial for sustainable development. Executive director of PIND, Dara Akala, and the governor made the assertion at the opening of this year’s edition of Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF 2018) in…
States to compete for support at Niger Delta Development Forum
Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and other development partners, have disclosed plans for the seventh Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) 2018. PIND Knowledge and Communications Manager, Chichi Nnoham-Onyejekwe disclosed this in a statement. According to the body, the 2018 NDDF will convene two roundtables in Benin City, Edo State, and Port…
PIND Foundation holds workshop on oil palm seeds linkage
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the Market Development Project in the Niger Delta (MADE) yesterday held a workshop aimed at improving linkage and interaction between sprouted nut producers (seed producers) and identified PNOs who should purchase seeds for onward distribution/retailing to farmers in oil palm clusters across the Niger…
USAID, PIND harp on gender-friendly agric policies
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) have identified-gender friendly agric policy as a catalyst to improving on inclusion of smallholder women farmers in the sector. This was a result of outcry against marginalisation of women who make up approximately 80 per cent of smallholder…
Foundation tackles youth unemployment in Niger Delta
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has embarked on Niger Delta Youth Employment Pathways (NDYEP) projects to target agriculture, ICT and construction sectors in its bid to reduce youth unemployment in the region. NDYEP Project Manager, Emeka Ile, in a statement in Akure, said the target areas were arrived at after…
Foundation tasks FG, others on cocoa value chain to replace oil
Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has urged government at all levels and other development partners to utilise the economic potentials available in cocoa production to cushion the effect of global oil doom.