DAI in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation and largest economy, a country of almost unimaginable promise. But like many emerging nations it faces the development challenges that come with industrialization and growth. With offices in Lagos and Abuja, our extensive in-country team works with public and private sector clients to realize Nigeria’s extrordinary potential.

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Nigeria—Fleming Fund

DAI’s Fleming Fund programme in Nigeria is a collaboration with the Nigerian government to strengthen systems for AMR and Antimicrobial Use (AMR/AMU) using a “One Health” approach—a multisectoral approach to complex health problems that reaches across human health, animal health, and environment sectors.

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Nigeria—Women for Health (W4H)

The U.K. Department for International Development is empowering women as service providers in five states in northern Nigeria through its Women for Health (W4H) programme.

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Nigeria—Market Development in the Niger Delta II (MADE)

The second phase of the Market Development in the Niger Delta project is using a market systems approach to increase productivity and incomes for poor farmers as well as addressing the root causes of migration and human trafficking from Nigeria.

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Nigeria—Policy Development Facility Phase II

The Policy Development Facility II is a flexible, rapid-response facility that supports “champions of change”—primarily federal ministers, but also other high-level government officials such as the Office of the Vice President—to implement economic and social policies that further reduce poverty in Nigeria.

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Nigeria—Accountable, Responsive, and Capable Government (ARC)

The programme helps local governments in Nigeria develop and implement policy by assisting them in tracking and accounting for how policies, plans, and budgets are used in delivering public goods and services to promote growth and reduce poverty.

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News


DFID Women for Health Programme Takes Stock, Looks Forward

The U.K. Department for International Development’s Women for Health Programme (W4H) has published a new report reflecting on the progress and lessons learned over seven years of improving women’s health and supporting women health workers in northern parts of Nigeria where female nurses and midwives are desperately needed.

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DAI Global Health Experts Lead Discussions on Closing Nigeria’s Health Financing Gap at CCA Forum

Annie Baldridge and James McIntyre-Brown of the DAI Global Health team discussed solutions to Nigeria’s health financing gap at the Corporate Council on Africa Health Forum in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Governor-Elect Gives Keynote at DAI Board Meeting in Nigeria

DAI’s Board was treated to a keynote speech by Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Governor-Elect or Ekiti State, in Nigeria as part of its quarterly meeting, which is held once per year in a country where DAI works.

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DAI Hosts “Accelerating Competitiveness” Roundtable in Abuja, Nigeria

DAI on June 25 hosted a roundtable in Nigeria to discuss ways to leverage the country’s increased competitiveness for agricultural productivity and broad-based economic growth.

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DAI’s Joe Abah Focuses on Accountability at Nigeria’s Open Government Partnership Week

DAI Country Director Joe Abah was one of several prominent speakers at Nigeria’s Open Government Partnership (OGP) Week. Delivered today at the Barcelona Hotel in Abuja, Abah’s address was titled, “To Whom Much Is Given: National Accountability Stewardship and the Role of Public Servants.”

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