Recently, the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, rallied environment stakeholders to validate a GEF-funded deforestation reduction project. Participants at the two-day workshop held in Kaduna believe the project is capable of showing the way forward to government on the imperative of forest management sustainability in the country.Olufemi Adeosun, reports. One of the environmental
The United Nation Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) said Nigeria requires a great deal of consistency in her national policy on energy to swiftly move up to the platform of top 20 industrialised economies, which she aspires to attain in 2020. According to the Director-General of UNIDO, Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, who spoke to journalists at the
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria is strongly commited to the adoption of a legally binding universal agreement to mitigate climate change which is an undeniable issue of concern to the international community at Summit Meeting on Climate change held today (27th September) at the UN headquarters, New York. Buhari said, though Africa contributes very little to global
FARMER MANAGED RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCTION IN KATSINA STATE UNDER THE ENERGISING ACCESS TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PROJECT Open Date: October 13, 2014 Close Date: October 24, 2014 SCOPE OF WORK Improvement of Fuelwood Balance in Selected Seven LGAs of Katsina State The International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED) works to promote energy and climate
Dr. Adriana Paliwoda-Matiolanska an assistant professor and researcher at Cracow University in Poland is visiting ICEED to study various aspects of the energy industry in Nigeria. Currently, she is researching about sustainability in the energy sector. She is collaborating with ICEED and is currently in Abuja to analyse the functioning of the energy sector
On December 9, 2010, the harmonised version of the National Climate Change Commission Bill was forwarded to President Goodluck Jonathan for assent. It was reportedly received on his behalf by his Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh. It is now more than eight months since the transmission of the bill and there
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