FBNQuest Merchant Bank and USAID to Support Youth-Powered Ecosystem

June 29, 2022 Blueprint 0

In line with its commitment to deliver impactful community-focused initiatives, FBNQuest Merchant Bank, the investment banking and asset management subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc, has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on its Youth-Powered Ecosystem to Advance Urban Adolescent Health program being implemented by Development Alternatives, Inc (DAI) Nigeria in Lagos State. The bank believes the Read More

Revisiting USAID’s Covid-19 food security challenge intervention

May 30, 2022 Ibrahim Aboki 0

As part of USAID’s $4 million intervention on its COVID-19 food security challenge, where 32 Nigerian grantees get funding to assist in the improving of the country’s agricultural system to a better and modern system. Energy Assured as one of the sub-grantees in partnership with USAID empowers more than 2100 smallholder farmers with subscription based rental services of mobile solar Read More

Germany, USAID, offer $11m for new policy, model in Nigeria, others

April 27, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Eight African countries, including Burkina Faso, Ghana and Nigeria, will benefit from the Food and Agricultural Policy Management and Analysis programme. The $11 million grant was co-financed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the USAID, Germany and the Netherlands. The $11 million project will support the agricultural reform process in these countries and help them make more informed and Read More

USAID launches $9.5m programme to fight malnutrition in Bauchi, Kebbi, Sokoto

April 7, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched a two-year $9.5 million Advancing Nutrition programme to improve the nutritional health of Nigerians in Bauchi, Kebbi, and Sokoto states. The programme will address the immediate and underlying causes of malnutrition, provide technical support, share innovations, and conduct research to improve nutritional outcomes. According to a 2021 UNICEF report, malnutrition is the Read More

Implementation of projects: USAID selects 12 CSOs in Bauchi, Gombe

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Towards ensuring effective implementation of its projects, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2State) Activity has selected 12 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), in the states of Bauchi and Gombe to assist in the implementation of the projects. Speaking at the opening of a two-day Grants Inception Meeting Wednesday with the selected organizations held Read More