Boko Haram: Government, NGOs asked to harness IDPs’ social capital- Premium Times Nigeria (18th July 2019)

Government and non-governmental agencies with responsibilities for addressing the humanitarian crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North-east have been asked to focus on harnessing social and human capital – instead of material aid – among the displaced populations.

This approach was emphasised in Abuja on Tuesday during a workshop themed “Rethinking humanitarian action institutions of federal displacement: Focus on Northeast Nigeria.”

The workshop, which had in attendance IDPs and featured a multi-disciplinary gathering, was sponsored by De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom’s Global Challenges Research Fund.

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