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


  • ICEED  trains another 25  young men and women on Solar system installation in Borno State.

    ICEED trains another 25 young men and women on Solar system installation in Borno State.

    In continuation of the delivery of the MAIDA objectives, the International Center for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), has trained another batch of 25 young men and women from Bama/Gwoza LGAs, on solar system installation.  This training covered classroom sessions, where basic electricity, a wide range of solar concepts and techniques were treated. It also

  • Mohammed urges ‘unequivocal’ global response to climate change

    United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, on Monday, July 1, 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, called for “unequivocal’’ global response to climate change and funding gaps. UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed. Photo credit: African Union Commission Mohammed made the call at a preparatory meeting in the buildup to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate

  • Shell targets equivalent of 2,400MW electricity from new gas supply project

    The ongoing Assa North/Ohaji South gas development project in Imo State, southeast Nigeria, will produce 600 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, energy equivalent of about 2400 Megawatts which is enough to provide uninterrupted electricity to about 2.4 million homes, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair,

  • 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

  • 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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