October 6, 2015

NDLink Blog/Akvo Foundation

Through the NDLink platform, PIND aims to influence thinking around sharing knowledge, hopefully resulting in a sea change in perspectives around open data, transparency and accountability for work donor agencies do in the region. 

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July 8, 2015

National Reformer

As part of its mission to provide technologies that reduce energy consumption, recycle waste and provide alternatives to the grid and traditional power sources in the Niger Delta region, the Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative Foundation (NDPI), today officially opened the Appropriate Technology Demonstration Centre (ATED) in Egbokodo, Delta State.

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June 29, 2015

Wilton Park

Building on the work of the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI), this Wilton Park roundtable forum brought together a wide range of stakeholders from the public and private sector to find new strategies to promote equitable economic growth in the Niger Delta.

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June 24, 2015

Devex

June 20 marked World Refugee Day, and the assessments of how many displaced people are suffering and living in fear serves as a reminder of the need for the proposed sustainable development goal 16. For the first time, goal 16, which seeks to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels, elevates the issues of peace and governance.

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March 12, 2015

The Nation

The Nation's Shalo O'Neil reports on six women highlighted by the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) in commemoration of 2015 International Women's Day.

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February 26, 2015

The Hoya

Promoting economic growth and addressing conflict in the Niger Delta in a socially responsible manner will be the focus of a new partnership between the NDPI Foundation and Georgetown Social Enterprise Initiative at the McDonough School of Business, announced Feb. 6.

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February 8, 2015

NDLink blog

At Shaping Davos 2015, PIND shared on-the-ground perspectives as a panelist on the topic: Engaging Youth in Work: Absorbing Youth into Emerging Industries. This event saw issues concerning youth and economic development in the Niger Delta discussed with members of the Abuja Global Shapers Community, and insights for what these issues may mean for youth in Nigeria as a whole.

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February 5, 2015

Georgetown University

The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) Foundation and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business today announced a partnership to support the reduction of conflict and promote equitable economic growth in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

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November 13, 2014

The Nation

Partners for Peace in Niger Delta (P4P), a network of civil society groups that are in the forefront of peace-building activities, in conjunction with Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in Niger Delta (PIND), has evolved a new strategy aimed at mainstreaming peace and conflict resolution as core values during the forthcoming general elections.

To this effect, a five-day peace retreat has been organised in Akure, the Ondo State capital, for stakeholders in the nine states of the Niger Delta ahead of next year's general elections.

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October 21, 2014

The Hill Congress Blog

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and has just become the largest economy on the continent. It should be standing at the brink of greatness, not only for its own citizens but also for the region and the world.

Yet Nigeria has seen growing poverty in recent decades, violence in various parts of the country and great uncertainty about its future. Much of recent international attention on Nigeria has focused on the activities of Boko Haram, an extremist movement that has despoiled large parts of the northeast and brandished an ISIS-type Islamist ideology. But religious and ethnic conflict has been a constant problem elsewhere in the country, and a more economically driven unrest has periodically gripped the southeast delta region, home of Nigeria's oil industry.

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