UNDP has been in Nigeria since the country became independent in 1960. In the last programme cycle (2003-2008), UNDP provided capacity building and policy development support to the Federal Government and 21 states drawn from the six geo-political zones in four programme areas: Governance & Human Rights; Poverty Reduction; HIV & AIDS; and Energy & Environment.
In November 2008, the Federal Government of Nigeria and UNDP agreed and signed a new 7th Country Programme that runs from 2009 – 2012 under the UN Development Assistance Framework, UNDAF II. The 7th CP offers a menu of programme options and components from which the Federal and participating States Government partners could chose. They are:
1) The Economic Governance Programme 2) Capacity for Governance Programme 3) Private Sector Development Programme and, 4) Sustainability and Risk Management Programme.
The 7th CP will be implemented through effective partnership with relevant Federal Government Institutions and selected States. Read More