PIND pushes for good governance as SACE clocks five
Executive director of Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), Dr. Dara Akala, has urged all stakeholders to continue using their resources to push for responsive governance, inclusive and equitable economic growth “not only in Niger Delta region, but in Nigeria as a whole.”
USAID tasks CSOs on making office holders accountable to citizens
The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been urged to shun partisanship to enable them create a healthy tension for political office holders to feel accountable to the citizens.
Addressing concerns over rise in poor quality medicines
The global health challenges caused by poor quality medicines and approaches to achieving quality-assured medicines in low-and middle-income countries...
Addressing concerns over rise in fake drugs
The global health challenges caused by poor quality medicines and approaches to achieving quality-assured medicines in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) like Nigeria has remained a huge burden.
WARIF receives USAID grant to strengthen response to gender based violence
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has been named one of the recipients of a grant by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Nigeria, to promote improved medical services, psychosocial counseling, associated services, and referrals to survivors of sexual assault. The project also aims to increase awareness on sexual and gender based violence through community-based intervention, contribute to…
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…
U.S. releases progress report on malaria, urges Nigeria to improve prevention
The United States (U.S.) President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday released its 12th annual report documenting the progress of its programmes in Nigeria and other countries.
Nigeria’s peaceful co-existence crucial to Africa’s development,says USAID
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Saturday stressed the need for peaceful co-existence among ethnic groups in Nigeria to engender development in the nation and in Africa.