July 23, 2015

Work to commence on the $1.5 billion petrochemical plant in Akwa Ibom

Work would soon commence on the $1.5 billion petrochemical plant located in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom state. This was made known by the Governor, Udom Emmanuel while speaking with Journalists over the weekend.
July 23, 2015

WAAP trains 50 Niger Deltans on Cassava processing

Over 50 persons from the South-South Geo political zone of Nigeria are currently undergoing training by The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP) on cassava processing, production and packaging of fruit juice.
July 22, 2015

[ORGANISATION SPOTLIGHT] Stakeholders Democracy Network SDN

Founded in 2004, Stakeholders Democracy Network works with and supports many local partner organisations and communities in the Niger Delta on issues such as oil spill response and compensation, mediating inter-communal conflicts, addressing local energy needs, promoting good governance through budget transparency and accountability in service delivery, resource governance and environmental sustainability
July 21, 2015

‘Bayelsa Eco Park will bring in more manufacturing investments’ – Govt

The newly unveiled Eco Industrial Park (EIP) by the Bayelsa State Government will be a world class industrial park that will attract manufacturers in pharmaceutical, chemical, plastic and electrical industries.
July 15, 2015

Market Systems Development: A Primer on Pro-Poor Programming

Ending extreme poverty. The goal could hardly be more ambitious—or more challenging. International donors have rallied around it, and are united in their belief that broad-based […]
July 15, 2015

New Primer On Market Systems Development

NDPI Program Manager Eniola Mafe and PIND Market Development Program Manager James Elekwachi share their insights about market systems development programming in a new DAI video
July 14, 2015

[STORIFY] Niger Delta Civil Engagement Forum #NDCEF2015

The Niger Delta Civic Engagement Forum, co-sponsored by both USAID and PIND, with a sub-theme of Increasing Participatory Citizen-led Inclusive Economic Growth in the Niger Delta, was on held on Thursday, July 9th in Port Harcourt.
July 14, 2015

[PRESS RELEASE] Gov Udom Emmanuel lays foundation for automobile firm.

The Akwa Ibom State Governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel has demonstrated his commitment to the industrialization of the State with the laying of a foundation for an Automobile Assembling Plant in Itu Local Government Area.
July 14, 2015

[STORIFY] Commissioning of PIND’s Appropriate Technology Enabled Demonstration Center (#ATEDOpen)

PIND Foundation officially opened the Appropriate Technology Enabled Demonstration Center (ATED) on Wednesday, July 8th. PIND plans to use the ATED Center as a live R&D lab where we'll source, test, and promote ATs that'll improve quality of life and efficiency of production in the Niger Delta
July 13, 2015

Imo launches Teachers’ Professional Development Program to train Teachers

The newly launched teachers’ professional development program by the Imo state government will retrain teachers and keep them abreast of better ways of doing their jobs
July 10, 2015

PIND Commissions Appropriate Technology Demonstration Centre in Delta

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)
July 10, 2015

JTF inaugurates water project, renovates school in Bayelsa Communities

The Joint Task Force JTF in its effort to encourage youths to shun oil theft and criminality has inaugurated a water scheme and renovated a primary school building for the people of Koluama and Igbomotoru communities in Bayelsa state.