A decade of conflict and continued violence by non-state armed groups and military operations are affecting millions of people in north-eastern Nigeria. Estimates put the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) at 2 million. Thus, the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI), the Nigerian government agency mandated to lead and coordinate responses directed at these groups with a focus on the provision of durable solutions, requested JIPS’ support to strengthen their capacity in building the evidence base needed to inform durable solutions planning and programming. This would help improve existing data processes and complement the Commission’s recent efforts to develop a profiling approach and mobile application, currently mainly centred around registration. Read more on the mission on JIPS website