Nigeria Program Updates

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Feed the Future ‘Country Plan’ will boost agri-business, nutrition, and resilience
July 18, 2019

On July 18, the governments of the United States and Nigeria jointly signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year Feed the Future Nigeria Country Plan to increase investments in food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

New USAID ‘Integrated Health Program’ Will Help Save Lives Among Vulnerable Nigerians
June 20, 2019

On June 18, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new flagship health activity that will help five states in Nigeria improve access to primary health care services, essential commodities, and increase demand for services.

June 4, 2019

Elections observers agree that from civic engagement to domestic observation and conflict mitigation, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) supported by USAID proved to be a solid pillar upon whom Nigerians could rely as credible voices to hold government accountable to democratic promises and principles during the 2019 general elections.

USAID’s Conflict Mitigation Activity Promotes Peaceful Coexistence between Middle Belt Farmers and Herders
May 23, 2019

Over the last four years, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Engaging Communities for Peace in Nigeria (ECPN) activity has worked to promote peaceful coexistence between farmers and herders in Nigeria’s Middle Belt states. Implemented by Mercy Corps, ECPN has helped rural communities in Nassawara and Benue states that have recently found themselves at odds due to climate change, rising populations, and competition for dwindling resources.  

Nigeria’s Minister of Health Launches New  USAID-supported Health Facility Registry
May 17, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently joined Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, to launch the Master Facility List and the Health Facility Registry to improve the quality of health data and health service delivery across the country. The USAID-funded Registry will serve as a vital resource for the country, which will comprise, for the first time, up-to-date information and a comprehensive list – including geographic location, contact information, and services provided – of over 40,000 health facilities across Nigeria.