Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN) was established as a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation in 2004 to support those affected by the extractives industry and weak governance.

We work with communities and engage with governments, companies and other stakeholders to ensure the promotion and protection of human rights, including the right to a healthy environment. Our work currently focuses on the Niger Delta.

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Promoting climate smart agriculture and access to finance for smallholder farmers in Bayelsa state

Promoting climate smart agriculture and access to finance for smallholder farmers in Bayelsa state

Access to finance is one of the biggest barriers to growth and productivity for SMEs and smallholder farmers and fisher folks. In riverine communities, accessing ...
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Register to vote in the 2023 Election FAQ

Register to vote in the 2023 Election FAQ

This page will be updated if and when new information becomes available through INEC Nigeria What is Continuous Voter Registration?To vote in the 2023 elections, ...
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Lives will continue to be lost without a comprehensive government plan on oil theft and artisanal oil refining - SDN Statement on Rivers refinery explosion

Lives will continue to be lost without a comprehensive government plan on oil theft and artisanal oil refining – SDN Statement on Rivers refinery explosion

This weekend saw the latest tragic incident involving an artisanal oil refinery, with over 100 people reportedly killed in an explosion on the border of ...
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As international oil companies are leaving onshore oil fields, what are the consequences for Nigeria and the Niger Delta?

As international oil companies are leaving onshore oil fields, what are the consequences for Nigeria and the Niger Delta?

Photo credit: Asiayei Enaib for SDN. What is happening? Nigerian domestic oil companies (DOCs) are taking over the country’s onshore oil and gas industry, while ...
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. @UKinNigeria colleagues attended the 4th August launch of the Women and Youth Agenda in Port Harcourt, which is a @WeYOUPro Project initiative in Port Harcourt being delivered by our partner @SDNNigerDelta's

@ActionAidNG
@FCDOGovUK https://t.co/b63vGyI3hJ
Today SDN is launching the Women and Youth Agenda, with the support of @FCDOGovUK and @ActionAidNG. Follow this #thread to keep up to date with our launch event, find out more about the Women and Youth Agenda and see how you can help us push for a more #EqualNaija.

#WeYOUPro https://t.co/z2ZSiWDflq
As at the 11th of July, a total number of 9,763,873 have completed registration with students having the highest number. With the extension of the deadline of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration, you still have an opportunity to register to vote in the 2023 elections.👏🏽💪🏾 https://t.co/YwuQ62hL5r
SDN is delighted to be participating at the #G7++FoGG on #MaritimeSecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, in Berlin.
The plenary provided space for discussion around challenges regarding maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and how to better support African-led ideas and approaches. https://t.co/iwI5HJnh26