PIND Quarterly Report for January to March 2011

In the first quarter of 2011, PIND concentrated efforts on solidifying partnership opportunities identified during its inception year, clarifying its strategic direction and developing implementation plans for the effective roll-out of project interventions. This report highlights the progress made by PIND in the quarter. Additional information on PIND projects as approved by the Board of…

MSME Warri

PIND Final Report on MSME in Warri

The Warri area experienced a mass exodus of businesses following the ethnically charged Warri Crisis of the 1990s and the heightened security measures of oil companies. In recent years, the economy has revitalized with a noticeably vibrant informal sector, constant construction activities, and an increasing number of residents. Development of industries and commercial activities in…

Business

Identifying Business Development Centers and Providers in the Niger Delta

The report helped feed into the establishment of PIND’s Economic Development Center in Warri, Delta State, tailored after the GTZ-supported business information and training centre in Lafia (Nasarawa State), building synergies between the two centres and sharing expertise and support wherever appropriate. The report provided ideas on how to create a hub for market research,…

Youth Employment

Agricultural Market Systems

The primary objective of the study is to set out the linkages between growth opportunities in agriculture and youth unemployment and skills gaps in Delta State. The intended outcome is to identify channels through which PIND can make an impact on youth unemployment via agriculture and agri-business. The assignment also intended to identify and prioritize…