August 17, 2016

PIND

PIND's Business Linkages project team facilitated a four-day training to improve the business management skills of local farmers. The training focused on increasing participants' understanding of how to manage their farms like a business and to understand opportunities of opening businesses to fill a need in agricultural services within their respective sectors.

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July 7, 2016

Independent evaluation shows progress in economic development, peace building

WASHINGTON – July 7, 2016  –  The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) Foundation and its Nigerian-based implementing partner, the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), released today an independent impact-assessment report detailing the progress made by both organizations to date towards achieving sustainable, systemic change in the Niger Delta.

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June 17, 2016

Forbes

In an interview by Forbes, the executive officer of NDPI Foundation, Tham Nguyen, discusses how labor and human rights in supply chains can be expansive and complex.  He explains that a philosophy of engagement that involves both companies and other stakeholders, including multi-stakeholder initiatives, can improve this issue by building a community of interest around systemic changes.

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May 26, 2016

AllAfrica

Nigeria's Cross River Government announced on May 25 its plans to build a N500 million ethanol production plant in the state. The state's Commissioner for Agriculture, Prof. Anthony Eneji, made the disclosure at the ongoing collaborative meeting with the Partnership Initiative for the Niger Delta (PIND) Foundation in Calabar.


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March 18, 2016

The Nation

The farmers were shown high yielding oil palm seedlings and Small Scale Processor Equipment designed and fabricated by engineers at the Nigeria Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR).


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March 9, 2016

Leadership

As International Women’s Day was being celebrated across the world on March 8, 2016, PIND called on world leaders to ensure women parity of support for rapid social, economic and political development.


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March 9, 2016

Leadership/This Day Live/Omojuwa

NDPI and PIND joined in tasking government leaders to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, 2016 by pledging to ensure women parity for rapid social, economic and political development.


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February 24, 2016

Punch

The Nigeria Federal Government has embarked on an exit strategy to stop the amnesty programme “within the next two years,” the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh said. He made the announcement Feb. 23 in Abuja during a summit with the theme: “Niger Delta Way Forward: From Stabilisation to Sustainable Development”, organised by stakeholders and a Non-Governmental Organisation, the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta.

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February 19, 2016

Leadership Newspapers

The development of crop harvesters has brought about a remarkable reduction in the drudgery, labour requirement and production cost of crops. A demonstration of the Nigerian initiative, German manufactured harvester was done at the National Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) in Benin City, Edo State, on January 28th, 2014. The occasion  saw the result of the linkages between Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), German agro-technology firm and palm oil sector stakeholders to improve the efficiency of not just harvesting of palm fruits, but of the palm oil sector as a whole.

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February 12, 2016

Vanguard/All Africa/NAIJA 247 News

Chevron Nigeria Ltd. (CNL) is partnering with the the Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND), International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) and Itsekiri Regional Development Council (RDC) to implement the agriculture entrepreneurial pilot program with 40 trainees from the two RDCs.


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