Recently Bayelsa State Partners for Peace received funding from the Fund for Peace/United States Institute of Peace to implement a program aimed at mitigating election related violence in the State Gubernatorial Elections
PIND trained Uduak Affiaâ€™s Lazarus Care Mission International in July. She has since led her team to establish a biosand filter production facility in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, established links with UNICEFâ€™s WASH team in Akwa Ibom State and is actively promoting the biosand filter in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States. Learn more about how sheâ€™s making an impact in water access in the Niger Delta.
Day 2 of the Niger Delta Development Forum was on November 18, 2015. After a very full and productive first day, participants piled back into the main conference room at the Best Western Hotel to continue conversations around sustainable development for the region.
The 4th Annual Niger Delta Development Forum with a theme of "Collaborative Efforts for Stimulating Investments and Inclusive Economic Growth in the Niger Delta" was held on November 17 - 18, 2015 in Delta state's capital city, Asaba.
lfeanyi Okowa of Delta State has challenged governments of Niger Delta states to harness the regionâ€™s natural resources for sustainable growth and development. Speaking in Asaba during a 2-day Niger Delta Development Forum, NDDF, Okowa stressed the need for collaborative efforts towards speedy growth of the region.