News about the Niger Delta region is often dominated by the activities of militant groups, kidnappings, attacks on oil pipelines, energy companies and other social vices, which has made the region vulnerable but has also attracted a lot of attention from development organizations.
Here is a list of some of the organizations working to tackle human development challenges facing the region.
Jennifer Ehidiamen is a Nigerian writer who is passionate about communications and journalism. She has worked as a reporter and communications consultant for different organizations in Nigeria and overseas. She has an undergraduate degree in mass communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, and M.A. in business and economics from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. In 2014, she founded Rural Reporters (www.ruralreporters.com) with the goal of amplifying underreported news and issues affecting rural communities.
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