Research

Research is a critical component of NDPI’s work, informing both program development and impact evaluation. Often developed in collaboration with our partners, NDPI’s research includes market and value chain analyses and the examination of socio-economic factors that impact development in the Niger Delta such as community engagement, gender inequality and conflict.
Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Ondo State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - Cult violence, inter-communal conflict and violent protest have the potential to exacerbate political tensions and insecurity in Ondo State. Peace actors must monitor the situation closely, particularly in the run-up to the up-coming gubernatorial elections. 

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Imo State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - The conflict dynamics in Imo State has recently changed, especially with the emergence of the militant group, Niger Delta Red Squad. Peace agents must continue to monitor the situation to prevent escalation of violence. 

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Edo State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - Communal and political tensions have been elevated in Edo State in May and June. Peace actors should monitor the security situation closely ahead of the 10 September gubernatorial elections in the state. 

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Delta State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - There has been a rise in conflict fatalities in Delta since February, especially as regards militancy and piracy, but also communal tensions and violent criminality.   

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Cross River State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - There was a relative reduction in violence and fatalities in Cross River in May. However, there was a rise in violent criminality in June. The current security situation should be closely monitored by peace actors in the state.  

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Bayelsa State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - There has been an increase in lethal violence in the Bayelsa State since February 2016. 

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Akwa Ibom State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - Akwa Ibom was among the more peaceful states in the Niger Delta during May and June 2016.

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Rivers State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May 2016 - This briefing outlines the growing insecurity in Rivers State, Nigeria in the lead up to the latest round of the legislative elections in March 2016. 

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Abia State Conflict Tracker: May/June 2016
May/June 2016 - Lethality of conflict in Abia State decreased after February, but communal violence and cult violence remained elevated.

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Peace Building
August 2, 2016
Niger Delta Conflict Trends: 1st Quarter 2016
January to March 2016 - Violence in the Niger Delta reached its highest level in 2016 Q1 since late 2009. 

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