The Better Life Programme for the African Rural Woman (BLPARW) with support from the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF) has launched an initiative to provide clean cooking energy to women all across Nigeria. In an event attended by over 50 women groups from various states, the women deliberated on the dangers of smoke from firewood
With Support from Australian High Commission’s direct aid program, ICEED is implementing a pilot project among IDPs settled in Malkohi on the outskirts of Yola town in Adamawa State. Adamawa state has 136,010 internally displaced persons. About 200 IDP households have settled in Malkohi, not far from the government run IDP camp and in
Nigerian agriculture is particularly vulnerable to climate variability. Over 90% of crop production is dependent on rain-fed systems. The agricultural sector contributes 42% of the country’s gross domestic product, and employs about 70% of the total labour force. The limited coverage of irrigation, mechanisation and use of key farm inputs heightens current vulnerability, and will
It is the development conundrum of our era. Extremely poor people cannot lift themselves out of poverty without access to reliable energy. More than a billion people live without power today, denying them opportunities as wide-ranging as running a business, providing light for their children to study, or even cooking meals with ease. Ending
For the first time in the 70 years history of the United Nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has convened the World Humanitarian Summit, to take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from May 23 to 24. This no doubt reflects the present condition of the world, which witnesses the
Influential world leaders and senior business executives have endorsed President Akinwumi Adesina’s “New Deal on Energy”, a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025. These included Olusegun Obasanjo, former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Horst Koehler, former President of Germany; Nick Hurd, Parliamentary Undersecretary
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