IPDU August/September 2017 Monthly Conflict Trackers for the 9 states of the Niger Delta.
On October 11, 2017, the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the Market Development Project in the Niger Delta (MADE) teamed up with the Nigerian Economic Summit’s Sustainability Policy Commission to sponsor a breakout session at Transcorp Hilton in Abuja themed “Low Carbon Investment Opportunities for Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) in Niger Delta Communities”.
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), in collaboration with DFID-Market Development for the Niger Delta (MADE) and USAID-Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (SACE) Project, is set to hold the sixth edition of the invitation-only Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, November 14-15, 2017, with the theme ‘The…
See the latest conflict trends in each of the nine Niger Delta states over the past quarter here.
This report contains data and analysis on impact of PIND’s programs in economic development, capacity building, peace building, and analysis and advocacy over the period. It also contains narratives of the quarter’s success stories from beneficiaries across different programs, as well as insights and lessons learned by program and project officers on their work.
Our Palm Oil team has been hard at work these past few years, promoting the use of the Mechanical Adjustable Harvester and the Malaysian Knife. Technology has been a huge challenge to farmers across all agricultural sectors.
On 19 September, 2017, PIND held an event at National Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) on the impact of improved harvesting technologies — the Mechanical Adjustable harvester and Malaysian Knife. At this event, PIND shared with regional palm oil stakeholders the impact that the machines have made on farmers’ outputs. Also, PIND linked farmers…