Effective on December 1, 2016, Dr. Dara Akala takes over from Sam Daibo as Executive Director of the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND). Dr. Akala has helped to shape the direction of PIND’s various programs and projects over the past five years. He has worked with PIND since 2011 when…
This video shows highlights of the 2016 edition of the Niger Delta Development Forum which took place in Owerri, Imo state with the theme “Towards Self Sustaining Development in the Niger Delta: Narrating and Showcasing a Re-Imagined Niger Delta”
After the 2015 Presidential elections which saw a peaceful transition of power from incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan to General Mohammadu Buhari, many observers have rightfly expressed optimism for the future of Africa’s biggest economy.
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and its US-based strategic partner, the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI), have released an independent impact-assessment report detailing the progress made by both organisations to date towards achieving sustainable, systemic change in the Niger Delta.
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta, PIND and its United States based strategic partner, Niger Delta Partnership Initiative, NDPI, have released an independent impact-assessment report detailing the progress made by both organisations towards achieving sustainable and systemic change in the Niger Delta region.
As a result of NDPI and PIND’s work, the Niger Delta is now receiving investment from multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and international NGOs as well as other private sector institutions, according to the impact assessment report prepared by the Initiative for Global Development (IGD), a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization.
A total of 1,200 households are to benefit from the special safe potable water programme under the Dodo River Biosand Filter Project designed to address the problem of access to safe drinking water in most rural communities in the Niger Delta.
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani has called for the revival of the economy of the Niger Delta to include focus on women, community leadership, and youths.
The Program Director of PIND, Dara Akala, disclosed this during a meeting with the representatives of the group and the state government in Calabar, the state’s capital in southern Nigeria.