Community Engagement

Community Engagement
September 25, 2015
Sept. 2015 Citizen Report Card on Niger Delta Institutions
From May through July 2015, with support from USAID and the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), a team from LITE/Africa and ANEEJ program officers carried out 96 focus group discussions and 44 interviews with 845 community residents in 24 communities, 8 local government areas and four states of Cross River, Delta, Edo and Ondo States, all in the Niger Delta. This report serves as an accountability tool, which provides community residents feedback on the effectiveness, mandate, policies and activities of Niger Delta Institutions. Thus, it amplifies voices of community residents to a wider audience, which will help place them at the center of the policy discourse on decisions that affect their lives.

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Community Engagement
June 4, 2014
Analysis Of Community-Driven Development In Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region
The Models of Development and Experiential Learning study is a collaborative effort between the African Growth Initiative (AGI), Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER). This first pilot case study of the Models of Development and Experiential Learning (MODEL) project evaluates the factors that contributed to the success of the Akassa Development Foundation (ADF), a bottom-up, community driven development project involved in developing local capacity to manage development activities in the Niger Delta.

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Community Engagement
June 4, 2014
Participant Perception Of The Effectiveness Of The Rivers Songhai Initiative In The Niger Delta
Rivers state in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria contributes significantly to the national economy. The objectives of the Rivers Songhai Initiative were to increase productivity in the agricultural sector, expand opportunities for employment, improve livelihoods and reduce youth restiveness. This report examines the perceptions of the initiative’s beneficiaries in order to inform policies for a lasting agricultural training center, as well as provide guidance for scaling up and replication in other sites.

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Community Engagement
May 12, 2014
Identification and Analysis of Traditional Gender Norm and their Impacts on Equitable Socioeconomic Development
This report identifies and analyzes traditional gender norms in the Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Ondo States of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region and how they may impact equitable socioeconomic development. 

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