April 13, 2021

Launching a 30-Year Growth and Development Plan: The Abia State 30-Year Long Term Plan (2020-2050)

  On 7 April 2021, the Abia State 30-Year Long Term Development Plan (2020-2050) developed by PIND Foundation with support from the Abia State Government was […]
April 12, 2021

Local Fisher Folks Express Hope About the Bodo Cleanup Project

  By Bariton Lezabbey The Bodo cleanup/remediation project, overseen by the Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI) has been on-going since 2017. The project aims to mitigate the […]
February 25, 2021

[P4P Case Study] Building Resilience in the Niger Delta – A Grassroot Approach to Peace and Development in the Region

  Christina Okuma is a young female business development manager in a private company in Imo State. During weekends and on the days she is off-duty, […]
February 22, 2021

Securing the prosperity of the future Generation: Policy reflections for Nigeria

  Terhemen Agabo In the development field, it is widely believed that social and economic characteristics can be transferred within communities and households from one generation […]
February 22, 2021

Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (OSOPADEC) Assessment Report 2019

  The Ondo State Governor, having identified a Five-Point agenda — focused on infrastructural development, tourism, job creation, education and technology, and security — requested the […]
February 11, 2021

How Market Systems Development (MSD) Enhanced Nigerian farmers’ Resilience to COVID19

  Nigerian farmers’ Resilience to COVID-19’ was an insightful forum that featured global development experts – William Grant of DAI Global, Dr. Dara Akala and Precious […]
February 1, 2021

Terhemen Agabo: The Poverty Situation in Nigeria and Newton’s First law of motion

  This morning I saw a LinkedIn notification reminding me to write a post for my audience on the professional network. I began to ponder on […]
January 14, 2021

[Draft] Rivers State Youth Policy, 2020-2024

  Youth constitute a vital segment of the society. They represent the future of any country or state. A state with large youth population has the […]
November 5, 2020

[Policy Brief] Adopting a Demand-Led Approach to tackling Unemployment in Abia State

  By Ebenezar Wikina   Preamble Abia State currently has the 4th highest unemployment rate (31.6%) in Nigeria (NBS, 2018) with the youth unemployment rate almost […]
November 5, 2020

[Policy Brief] Access to Agricultural Land in Abia State

  By Oteheri Akinruntan   Background Land, which is central to the economy, social and political spheres of community, society, and the nation at large is […]
November 4, 2020

[Policy Brief] Developing a Peace and Security Infrastructure in Abia State

  By Nkasi Wodu   Background Abia State was created out of the old Imo State in 1991 under the then military administration. The State is […]
November 3, 2020

[Policy Brief] Addressing Multiple Taxation and Illegal Levies on Businesses in Abia State

  By Chuks Ofulue   Policy Background The Abia States economy is currently at a cross-road and has been for the past decades. The State has […]