Nigeria’s local food wrap wins UNDP award
A project that promotes the production of leaf to wrap local foods has emerged winner of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Equator Prize.
‘Mobilising Nigeria’s resources for national development and stability’
Let me begin by saying that it is quite an honour for me to be chosen to give the keynote address at this most distinguished gathering...
UNDP trains 200 youths in vocational skills
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Emergency Livelihoods Specialist, Muhammad Khan has said that the agency would continue to support stabilisation and recovery in Borno State with agricultural skills to boost productivity. According to him, the European Union plans to bring stability to 600, 000 targeted individuals in the state affected by Boko Haram insurgency.…
Centre trains 3,577 Civilian JTF Members
Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria, Mr. Frederick Ampiah, has said the organisation is committed to supporting government in tackling security and development challenges, particularly in the North-east. Ampiah said UNDP would partner with states to bring development to the citizens through effective, efficient and equitable management of scarce resources…
UNDP trains Nigerians in on-grid solar systems
Faced with limited human capacity in the planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating renewable energy projects, the United Nations Development...
Japan donates $1.5m for Northeast stabilisation
Japan yesterday released $1.5 million (about N540 million) to fund community stabilisation activities in the Northeast.
Africa has good news - Part 2
Africa is not hidden. It’s shining light is seen in its people, their entrepreneurship, creativity and intellectual accomplishments.
Government, UNDP-GEF plan $13.24m off-grid lighting market project
Following estimates by the United Nations that it could cost up to U$250–270 billion per year to shift developing countries to 20 per cent renewable energy by 2025, the Federal Government has teamed up with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) to make renewable energy investment financially attractive for the…
General elections success will impact 2030 development agenda, says UNDP
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has urged stakeholders to work for peace to enhance the success of the general elections in the country.