SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONTEXT OF THE NIGER DELTA WHERE WE ARE WORKING

PIND works in the nine states of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region, which includes:

Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and Rivers

NATURAL RESOURCES

Niger Delta region’s vast natural resources generate more than 75% of Nigeria’s export earnings

POVERTY

Majority of Niger Delta residents live without basic social services and survive only on subsistence farming.

VIOLENCE

Many of the region’s youth have sought opportunity through militancy and violence.

POPULATION

Two-third of the population is under 30 years old and 43% live below the poverty line.

PIND Projects and Locations