Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND)
PIND is NDPI’s Nigeria-based sister organization. NDPI funds the development programs designed and implemented by PIND in the Niger Delta. PIND also shares NDPI’s mission to establish and encourage innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships that support programs and activities, which empower communities to achieve a peaceful and enabling environment for equitable economic growth in the Niger Delta. It is headquartered in Abuja and has offices in Warri and Port Harcourt. For more information, visit the PIND website.



United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria)
International Development and Peace Alliance (IDPA)
Through the IDPA, NDPI and USAID seek to increase agriculture-related incomes, improve the capacity of government and civil society institutions, and reduce conflicts among vulnerable communities in the Niger Delta to improve economic opportunities.

German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ)
Business Enabling Partnership
NDPI and GIZ are working together on the Business Enabling Partnership project aimed at promoting economic growth for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
Social Sector Investment Framework
NDPI is partnering with the UNDP through a cost-sharing agreement on the design of a Social Sector Investment Framework to fund community development projects in collaboration with the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and other development partners.

International Youth Foundation (IYF)
Niger Delta Youth Study
NDPI partnered with the IYF on an assessment to provide baseline data on youth needs and issues in the Niger Delta as well as the 2012 NDPI Youth Advocacy Campaign.

Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)
Gender Assessment of the Niger Delta
CEDPA worked with NDPI to conduct a gender assessment of the Niger Delta, collecting baseline data on key gender issues used by NDPI in integrating gender considerations into its programming.

Engineers Without Borders (EWB – International)
Appropriate Technology Enabled Development (ATED)
NDPI is collaborating with EWB in the establishment of the ATED program, which includes the identification and research of technologies suited to the development needs in the Niger Delta and the establishment of an ATED Center located within NDPI’s EDC.

Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI)
Economic Development Program Strategy
DAI is providing strategic guidance to NDPI in establishing and implementing the economic development program, helping with its design, development, implementation and evaluation strategies.

Morgan Smart Development Foundation (MSDF)
Niger Delta Women Livelihoods Small Grant
NDPI worked with the Morgan Smart Development Foundation to coordinate a small livelihood enhancement grant program for 73 Niger Delta women who support their families through various livelihood activities.

Accord for Community Development (AccordDev)
Local Capacity Building Program (LCBP)
NDPI and AccordDev are working to improve the capacity of five Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the Niger Delta states of Imo and Rivers to deliver sustainable development projects aimed at boosting income generation and economic growth for the poor.

Economic Development Program
AccordDev also worked with NDPI on the analysis of economic value chains to determine potential pilot projects under NDPI’s economic development program.

Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs
Economic Development Program
The Ministry worked with NDPI in 2011 to analyze economic data on the Niger Delta to identify and prioritize growth opportunities for the poor.

Centre for Development Support Initiatives (CEDSI)
CEDSI partners with NDPI through the provision of creative insights into NDPI’s projects and activities, drawing from the wealth of their development experience. 

New Nigeria Foundation (NNF)
Economic Development Program
NNF worked with NDPI in 2011 to collect and analyze economic data on the Niger Delta to identify and prioritize growth opportunities for the poor. They participated in analysis of economic value chains to determine potential pilot projects under NDPI’s economic development program.

Niger Delta Professionals for Development (NIDPRODEV)
Economic Development Program
NIDPRODEV worked with NDPI in 2011 to carry out a study on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the city of Warri in Delta State. They also participated in the analysis of economic value chains to determine potential pilot projects under NDPI’s economic development program.

Forward Africa
Economic Development Program
In 2011, Forward Africa worked with NDPI on the analysis of economic value chains to determine potential pilot projects under NDPI’s economic development program.

ADVANCE Small Grants Program
Forward Africa also received a sub-grant through the ADVANCE project to facilitate community involvement in governance for economic growth in six local government areas of Abia and Imo States.

Community Resources Development Organization (CREDO)
Economic Development Program
In 2011, CREDO worked with NDPI on the analysis of economic value chains to determine potential pilot projects under NDPI’s economic development program.

Self-Help and Rural Development Association (SHERDA)
Economic Development Program
In 2011, SHERDA worked with NDPI on the analysis of economic value chains to determine potential pilot projects under NDPI’s economic development program.

Living Earth Nigeria Foundation
Economic Development Program
In 2011, Living Earth Nigeria worked with NDPI on the analysis of economic value chains to determine potential pilot projects under NDPI’s economic development program.