UPS Supports UN / World Food Programme in Nigeria

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UPS Supports UN / World Food Programme in Nigeria

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Working with partners from UPS, Agility and Merck, the United Nations/ World Food Programme have developed a contingency plan called the Logistics Capacity Assessment (LCA) for Nigeria. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 11:00am


Nigeria is a country blessed with abundant human and material resources. It is the most populated African country with more than 150 million people.

They are also blessed not to have the serious natural disasters common around the world. Typhoons, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, etc…

The country has also known relative peace and tranquility over time. But, in recent years the political divides and ethnic differences has lead to militants in the south, terrorist in the north, religious upheavals in the middle belts resulting in thousands of deaths.

Read more on UPS's commitment to Nigeria.


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