Report Findings Include USD 27.7 Million in Additional Income for Farmers and Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises in Nigeria’s Niger Delta
WASHINGTON & ABUJA, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AnnualReport–The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) released the NDPI 2020 Annual Report, which highlights the PIND (Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta) 2020 Annual Report, outlining the peacebuilding and economic development work being done in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. The publications, both of which are aptly titled “Resilience & Results in a Pandemic,” summarize a milestone year with sections like:
- A scorecard of the last ten years in the Niger Delta, which includes investments leveraged into the agriculture and enterprises sector
- Progress in 2020, which had USD 27.7 Million in net additional income for farmers and SMEs (small- and medium-sized enterprises)
- Impact stories from the Niger Delta, and more
“PIND and NDPI are proud of the positive impact we have made in facilitating peacebuilding and economic development in the Niger Delta over the past decade,” said Mamadou Beye, NDPI Board of Directors Chairman. “This was accomplished through our private and public sector partnerships, and the collective knowledge, expertise, and collaboration of our partners, donors, communities, and the citizens of the Niger Delta.”
“We plan to remain focused and sustain the momentum in the coming years through capacity building and innovation. We thank you for being a part of bringing peace and prosperity to the Niger Delta region and look forward to a more sustained partnership in the years ahead,” said Nadeem Anwar, NDPI Executive Director.
“Throughout this annual report, we will introduce program participants with stories that reflect resilience in the face of ten years of hard work and one pandemic year of uncertainty. Because of you and the work we are doing together; conflicts are being mitigated, people are being moved out of poverty, and hope is rising for a better tomorrow. Thank you for the selfless collaborations, engagements, and partnerships that have given the people of the Niger Delta renewed hope,” said PIND Executive Director Dr. Dara Akala.
The NDPI 2020 Annual Report and PIND 2020 Annual Report were prepared with data collected from January 1 through December 31, 2020. Learn more about PIND and NDPI’s work in Nigeria’s Niger Delta at PINDfoundation.org and NDPIfoundation.org.
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) is a Nigerian nonprofit organization established in 2010 with initial funding from Chevron Corporation to promote peace and equitable economic growth in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region by forging multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder partnerships at the regional, national, and international levels. PIND works closely with numerous partners to implement collaborative market-based, community-owned programs to mitigate conflicts and boost economic opportunities for local businesses, ensuring that economic progress occurs in a systemic, inclusive, and sustainable manner. Learn more about PINDfoundation.org.
The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) is the U.S.-based 501(c)(3), nonprofit operating partner of Nigeria-based implementing partner PIND (Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta). Since 2010, NDPI & PIND have strengthened and stabilized Niger Delta communities by reducing poverty, powering coastline communities, nurturing employment, fostering stability, and enabling development through multi-stakeholder partnerships. Learn more about NDPIfoundation.org.
Chinwe Nnoham-Onyejekwe, PIND (Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta)
+234 817.206.4628 | chichi@PINDfoundation.org
Abbie Elliott, NDPI (Niger Delta Partnership Initiative)
+1 703.786.5620 | abbie.elliott@NDPIfoundation.org