Advocacy Calendar

PIND produces an advocacy calendar annually to share key advocacy messages on different issues concerning economic development, peace building and capacity building. Produced annually, each calendar centers around a theme and is distributed widely to PIND stakeholders. Below are our calendars from 2012 – 2016. 2016 - Partnerships as Enablers of Growth and Development PIND’s…

Small Research Grants Program

Our Small Research Grants Program (SRGP) is designed to engage policymakers, civil society, think tanks, researchers, academia, and students in the promotion of strategic research and publications on the Niger Delta. By engaging and informing this network of stakeholders, the SRGP seeks to influence development policy and practice to better address socioeconomic needs in the…

Models of Development and Experiential Learning (MODEL)

The Models of Development and Experiential Learning (MODEL) project aims to identify and share development models that promote better practices, strategies, and approaches for socio-economic development in the Niger Delta. Background Drawing from feedback and input gathered from the broad range of stakeholders engaged in developing PIND’s strategy, it became apparent that even though there…

Access to Finance

Access to finance is one of the major challenges impeding the growth and survival of start-ups, existing farming activity and SMEs. This challenge is greatly responsible for the slow growth experienced by a large number of farmers and SMEs which consequently affects access to agricultural inputs, machinery, and employment of quality management staff. In spite…

Multi-stakeholders Platforms for Peace Building

Multi-stakeholder Platforms for Peace building are partnerships that support and enable socio-economic development programs to improve the standard of living for communities in the Niger Delta. These platforms empower communities to achieve a peaceful and enabling environment for equitable economic growth in the Niger Delta. These platforms include:   Partners for Peace (P4P) P4P is…

Association Strengthening (BMOs)

This project seeks to improve the management capacities of BMOs to provide better services to their members. Through our Association Strengthening intervention, we are building the organisational capacity of fish farming associations, improving their fish farming practices through demonstration ponds, connecting the farmers with local service provider experts to improve their business skills through the…

Youth Cassava Enterprise Project

PIND in  partnership with Ondo State Wealth Creation Agency (WECA) and Star Deepwater Petroleum Company Ltd designed a Youth Cassava Enterprise Project which will benefit 40 youths from 18 different local government areas in Ondo State at this pilot stage.   This project seeks to stimulate local economic growth and employment of youths by developing  the agricultural entrepreneurship…

Poultry Linkage initiative

Our Poultry Linkages Project was designed to provide implementation support to the poultry value chain which will increase local producers’ competitiveness and enable local processors of poultry upgrade meat quality and capacity to increase supply to sophisticated end markets. Objectives include: To facilitate the setting up of modern chicken processing plants and development of out-growers…