Niger Delta Peace and Security Working Group Forum on Stakeholder Responsibilities for the 2015 Election

The Stakeholders’ Forum on 2015 Elections brought together 102 public and private sector stakeholders – including security agents and traditional and youth leaders – to share findings from its multi-sector consultations on what can be done in order to mitigate the potential for violence in the Niger Delta. The Peace and Security Working Group (PSWG)…

AFTERMATH OF THE PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY PROGRAMME: IMPLICATIONS FOR PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE NIGER DELTA

In 2009, after over three years of intensive militancy activities that saw the nation’s oil production capacity drop to an all-time low, President Umaru Musa Yar’dua declared the Presidential Amnesty Program. This report contextualizes the amnesty program, and holds the perceptions of mismanagement of funds against the actual state of affairs. The report also considers…

2014 Youth Link Forum Report

Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), and the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA), organized a two-day Youth Link Forum on the theme: “Linking Youths To Employability Skills…

Fish Feed Market Study

This study on the catfish feed market in Delta State was carried out to get a better understanding of the supply and demand sides for feed, whether farmers were able to easily access feed and the range of factors affecting the overall cost of feed as an input into the production of catfish. View full…

Introducing PIND’s Q3 2014 Report

This past quarter so progress in pro-poor economic development interventions with further scale-up on the successful demonstration pond pilot project with new ponds in Warri and progress on an outgrower scheme for cassava farmers in Edo, Delta and Ondo States. The team also worked to support business support service providers operating in the Niger Delta…