Bringing prosperity to Nigeria's poor through energy and climate change ideas and action

  • MAIDA: Linking humanitarian assistance to development

    MAIDA: Linking humanitarian assistance to development

    The Maida programme is building livelihood and dismantling energy poverty in Borno State. Launched  in 2018 with financial support from the European Commission (EU), the programme aligns with the  EU’s  overall objective of building the resilience of conflict affected people and communities in Borno State in an environment-friendly way. Maida as a noun in Hausa

  • Afforestation: Yar’adua varsity, EU raise 4m tree seedlings in five years

    The Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU), Katsina in collaboration with the European Union (EU) said on Thursday, May 16, 2019, it planted over four million tree seedlings from 2014 till date. The project administrative secretary, Mr. Abubakar Tanimu, disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Katsina, the Katsina State

  • Pellet-fuelled cookstove cuts pollution and saves lives

    Pellet-fuelled cookstove cuts pollution and saves lives

    A new pellet-fuelled cookstove has been found to reduce harmful air pollutants by around 90 percent, an advance that could prevent millions of premature deaths.   According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), over three billion people in low-and-middle-income countries rely on solid fuels – such as wood and charcoal – burned in inefficient and

  • ICEED trains women, solar technicians in Borno

    ICEED trains women, solar technicians in Borno

    The International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), has trained the first 24 solar technicians out of the targeted 140 for Borno State. Tagged ‘Borno MAIDA project’, the training, which combined intensive classroom and practical activities, had five young women among the graduated solar technicians. Under the project, 140 young men and women would

  • EU to Launch 30 million Euros sustainable Energy Investment fund in Nigeria

    The European Union (EU) says it will launch a 30 million Euro sustainable energy investment fund in Nigeria. Mr Adekunle Makinde, a former National Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) and co-Chairman of the forum, made this known on Thursday in Lagos. Malinda said in a statement that the launch was part

  • ICEED Foundation hosts breakfast meeting on community participation in improving secondary school performance in Afikpo North

    ICEED Foundation hosts breakfast meeting on community participation in improving secondary school performance in Afikpo North

    On New Year’s eve, ICEED Foundation hosted a breakfast meeting on community participation in improving secondary school performance in Afikpo North. The aim of the meeting was to enhance community participation in improving the performance of secondary schools in the LGA. The general perception of Afikpo people is that we are an education-loving community –

  • WHAT WE DO

    International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development provides ideas that link energy and climate change policy reforms to prosperity for Nigeria’s poor.

    Our strength lies in our partnerships. ICEED works with progressive Nigerian and international research centres, government agencies, specialists and entrepreneurs. We build multi-stakeholder platforms to respond to energy and climate challenges that affect the poor.

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