PROJECTS /STUDIES UNDERTAKEN BY NFF

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STUDY TITLE

dESCRIPTION

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CLIENT NAME

1.

Conduct of Needs Assessment in CICD Communities under Chevron OMoU

NNF was contracted by Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) to conduct Needs Assessments in the CICD Blocs namely: Ugborodo Bloc, Coastal Bloc A, Coastal Bloc B, Iye Descendants Union and Home Base. The CICD is one of the Coastal Community Development Committees (CCDCs), within CNL’s area of operation with which it signed an Offshore Memorandum of Understanding (OMoUs) in Delta State. The objective of the exercise is to keep the CICD leadership abreast of the developmental needs of the communities. This is with a view to supporting them in their development efforts and adopting best practices to ensure value and impact.

Jan – March 2020

Chevron/CICD CMB

2.

Evaluation of the Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF)

The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the Forum’s achievements and document the key learnings along the following themes: the size of the Forum; the value of the Forum; the methodology of the Forum; NDDF partnerships and participants’ expectations of the forum.

Nov. 2018 to Feb. 2019

PIND Foundation

3.

Evaluation of 2018 ACT Foundation-funded Programmes

The purpose of the evaluation was to provide the project funders and implementing partners with a third-party, non-bias and objective data-driven assessment of the funded programmes within the grant cycle. The objectives of the evaluation were: to determine “what works” and “what does not work” from organizational and programmatic perspectives; determine the effectiveness of the programmes in the target communities; determine the effectiveness of the programmes to the target beneficiaries; determine the justification for continuous partnership with the implementing partner and funding in the said thematic areas; and determine if the programme objectives have been met, report findings and make appropriate recommendations.

Sept 2018-Feb 2019

Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation 

4.

Increase Awareness of the Cost of Crude Theft- Facility for Oil Sector Transformation (FOSTER 2)

The purpose of the project was to increase awareness of the cost of crude theft in relation to the deficit in the budget, by providing the information required for advocacy and embarking on a campaign to seek government’s action to reduce oil theft.

Jan. 2019- ongoing

Oxford Policy Management Limited (“OPM”)

5.

Participatory Evaluation of GMoUs of Chevron Nigeria Limited

NNF together with other consortium NGOs was involved in planning, conducting and reporting on the participatory evaluation of the third phase of Chevron GMoUs across the five RDCs in Bayelsa, Delta and Ondo States. The process used in conducting the evaluation was participatory involving critical stakeholders in the GMoU process. Data collection for the evaluation was done through focus group discussions (FGDs) and key informant interviews (KIIs), using tools developed through a participatory process involving key stakeholders of the GMoU in series of workshops organized as part of the evaluation process. The tools were used to generate qualitative data on what is working well in the GMoU, what is not working well and how to improve the operations of the GMoU. Collection of data was done in 15 communities across 3 States

 

January – May 2019

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL)

6.

Needs Assessment of Lafarge Africa host communities-Mfamosing (Cross River), Sagamu and Ewekoro (Ogun State), Ashaka (Gombe State) and Lagos

The objective of the project was to improve Lafarge Africa’s CSR approach/footprints by identifying the development needs of its host communities (across social, economic and environment pillars). This is with a view to supporting the development of the communities through the adoption of best practices.

Oct 2018 – Feb. 2019

Lafarge Africa Plc (LAP)

7.

Construction and furnishing of Women Development Centre, Ado Ekiti

New Nigeria Foundation served as the Project Manager for the construction and furnishing of Women Development Skills Acquisition Centre, donated to Ekiti State Ministry of Women Affairs.

2018 – ongoing

Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited

8.

Construction and furnishing of Women Development Centre, Ado Ekiti

This involved an assessment of 40 CSR projects/programmes in the South South (SS), South East (SE) and South West (SW) zones of the country. These projects/programmes include provision of health services in communities and schools; construction, refurbishing and upgrade of facilities in schools and hospitals; and donation of recreational facilities. The purpose of the assessment was to determine the impact of the projects on the beneficiaries and draw out lessons to enhance the quality of TEPNG CSR projects/programmes.

2017

Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited

9.

Development of Akwa Ibom State Agricultural Policy and Food Sufficiency Strategy

NNF partnered with Akwa Ibom State Government in the development and implementation of Akwa Ibom State Agricultural Policy and Food Sufficiency Strategy. The project also involved supporting the state to develop and implement medium and long-term strategies that will promote economic diversification, increase internally generated revenues and assure inclusive growth and development in the state.

2016 – 2018

Akwa Ibom State Government

10.

Data Collection on the DFID-Funded Project: Using Extractives Data for Transparency and Accountability (UseData)

New Nigeria Foundation (NNF) was engaged as a sub-contractor to support “Using Extractives Data for Transparency and Accountability (UseData)” – a project funded by DFID. NNF was contracted to serve as local partner on this project with the responsibility of collecting data in Rivers, Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo and Imo States. New Nigeria Foundation was responsible for collecting data on community development projects implemented by eight (8) Regional Development Committees (RDCs) under the Chevron Global Memorandum of Understanding and thirty-five (35) Clusters under the Shell Global Memorandum of Understanding in these states.

2017

Montrose International LLP

11.

Assessment of Socio-economic status and needs of Titito community

The study was conducted to determine the socio-economic status and assess the needs of members of Titito community in Agbara, Ogun State.  The specific objectives of the study included the following:

  • determine the socio-economic status and needs of the community;  
  • identify the different stakeholder groups – their key influencers and decision makers;
  • identify the community development activities in the community or the larger Agbara community implemented by other companies and Unilever; and

collect any other relevant information that may help in determining what form of community relations strategy/plan that can be adopted by Unilever. 

August – September 2016

 

Unilever Nigeria PLC

12.

Administrative support for the activities of

Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA)

Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) is an international Non-Governmental Organisation implementing educational projects in two West Africa Countries and one East Africa country. DLA projects are managed by staff employed by NNF in Nigeria

2011 – date

 

Discovery Channel

13.

Follow-up Study to the Socio-economic Baseline and Traffic Surveys on Mile 12 to Ikorodu Town BRT Extension

This is a follow-up study to the 2012 Socio-economic Baseline survey for Mile 12 to Ikorodu Town Extension.  The main objective of the follow-up study was to determine the extent to which the key outcome/impact indicators of the Project Development Objectives (PDOs) have been captured.

July 2016 – March 2017

Lagos State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA)

14.

Follow-up Study to the Socio-economic Baseline and Traffic Surveys for Wempco Road at Ogba

This is a follow-up study to the 2014 Socio-economic baseline survey conducted for Wempco road, Ogba. The key objective of the study is to determine the key outcomes/impact indicators by which achievement of the project’s development objective (PDO) will be measured in terms of the earlier stated indicators and other relevant indicators as stated under the terms of reference. The electronic data capture method was utilized to carry out the study

July 2016 – March 2017

Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA)

15.

Assessment of key issues affecting smallholder farmers in Nigeria (Agricultural policies and the Nigerian Smallholder farmers)

BATNF constituted an Executive Working Group (EWG) comprising experts in agriculture, socio-economic policy and climate change, to assess the effectiveness of agricultural policies, especially the ones embedded in the Agricultural Transformation Agenda, in order to establish their impact on small-holder farmers in Nigeria and provide suitable recommendations for their improvements. The strategic objectives of the EWG for the review of the ATA and other policies are: To contribute to national discourse on Agriculture Policies with specific review of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda and other agricultural policies; and to fulfil part of the Foundation’s voluntary commitment to smallholder farmers by ensuring viability of public policies that they can benefit from, in the short and long term. The EWG was facilitated by NNF.

2015

British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF)

16.

Construction of Medical Diagnostics Laboratory in Bayelsa State.

NNF implemented the construction of Medical Diagnostics Laboratory in Bayelsa State, commissioned by Star Deep Water Petroleum (SDWP) on behalf of the Agbami partners. The overall goal of the project is to establish an ultra-modern laboratory equipped to international standards with the capacity to provide Teaching, Research and Service at the highest level in malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. The objectives of the laboratory are to serve as a centre for collaborative and multidisciplinary health research with emphasis on malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS; provide facilities for qualitative and quantitative analysis of samples from within and outside Nigeria; render public health services as may be required by the immediate community as well as the nation as a whole; organize training courses, seminars, workshops, conferences and symposia in various aspects of its expertise for health workers, academics and policy makers as may be needed and or deemed necessary; solicit and attract support for essential health research; and host postdoctoral Fellows and postgraduate students from within and outside Nigeria. The project is located in Niger Delta University, Bayelsa state

February 2015 – 2015

Chevron Nigeria Limited (Star Deep Petroleum)

17.

Construction and Furnishing of Hostel Accommodation in Oluponna Fish Farming Education and Resource Centre in Oluponna, Osun State

NNF was the Project Manager for the construction and furnishing of Twenty Eight (28) self-contained rooms of hostel accommodation, culvert, a multipurpose hall and three sport courts (basketball, badminton and lawn tennis) donated by Esso Exploration and Petroleum Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) to the Oluponna Fish Farming Education and Resource Centre (OFFER Centre) as part of her corporate social responsibility.

July 2014 – May 2015

Esso Exploration and Petroleum Nigeria Limited (EEPNL)

18.

Participatory Evaluation of GMoUs of Chevron Nigeria Limited

NNF together with other consortium NGOs was involved in planning, conducting and reporting on the participatory evaluation of the third phase of Chevron GMoUs across the five RDCs in Bayelsa, Delta and Ondo States. The process used in conducting the evaluation was participatory involving critical stakeholders in the GMoU process. Data collection for the evaluation was done through focus group discussions (FGDs) and key informant interviews (KIIs) using tools developed through a participatory process involving key stakeholders of the GMoU in series of workshops organized as part of the evaluation process. The tools were used to generate qualitative data on what is working well in the GMoU, what is not working well and how to improve the operations of the GMoU. Collection of data was done in 15 communities across 3 States. 

 

January – May 2015

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL)

19.

Multi-stakeholder Team in respect of the Mystery Spill of December 2011.

SNEPCo constituted an independent Multi-Stakeholder Team (MST) to manage the process of addressing the representations from various government agencies with respect to a Mystery Spill, and make recommendations on appropriate modalities and scope of the palliatives to be provided, in an open, transparent and objective manner devoid of emotions, and with no liability to SNEPCo. Secretarial support for the MST was provided by New Nigeria Foundation (NNF) and the MD of NNF chaired the MST.

November 2014

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo)

20.

Socio-economic and assets survey of households under Badagry Resettlement Plan (Sea Port) Project

NNF was contracted as consultants by rePlan, a Canadian consulting firm to undertake socio-economic and assets survey of households under the Badagry Seaport Development Company project. The purpose of the census and asset survey (CAS) was to ensure that BPDC has comprehensive and accurate information on all household members and the assets they own and use. This survey was to be used for resettlement planning.

July 2014 (On-going)

rePlan, Canada