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

  • Climate change conference – designed to fail?

    Climate change conference – designed to fail?

    I finally arrived Durban yesterday – at the beginning of the second week of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. I had spent the last week in Bangalore at an event organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency, the inter-governmental agency for the promotion of renewable energy. IRENA brought together about fifty leaders comprising entrepreneurs

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  • Climate commission

    Climate commission

    House of Representatives in Abuja on Tuesday passed a bill for the establishment of the National Climate Change Commission. The bill seeks to give the commission the responsibility to regulate and coordinate policies and actions on climate change in Nigeria. The bill, sponsored by the Leader of the House, Mrs. Mulikat Akande Adeola, was passed

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  • Combating Desertification Through Clean Cooking Stoves. BY EVELYN OKORUWA

    Combating Desertification Through Clean Cooking Stoves. BY EVELYN OKORUWA

    Lack of adequate cooking energy in Nigeria especially in the rural areas saw the locals seeking for alternative source of energy, resulting in the felling of trees. Apparently, felling of our trees has resulted in desertification apart from that smoke from these burn woods which is said to be harmful to our health and the

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  • Communiqué issued at the end of the Stakeholders Workshop on Legal and Regulatory Frameworks for Agricultural Insurance Reform in Nigeria.

    Communiqué issued at the end of the Stakeholders Workshop on Legal and Regulatory Frameworks for Agricultural Insurance Reform in Nigeria – Protecting Nigeria’s Farmers from Climate Change, organised by the Central Bank of Nigeria, in collaboration with the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, February

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  • Cooking fuel – hope rises for the poor

    Cooking fuel – hope rises for the poor

    Relief is on the way for millions of Nigeria’s families struggling to have access to affordable cooking fuels. An influential partnership of key federal government agencies, the private sector and donors have laid out plans to phase out the tradition use of fuel wood in Nigerian homes. The Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves – a

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  • Creating Opportunity – Lowcarbon jobs in an interconnected world

    If governments are bold and ambitious in developing markets for low?carbon technologies, then they will maximise the economic benefits and stand a greater chance of creating more jobs. That is the simple message from a new Global Climate Network (GCN) study currently underway in nine member countries and due to be completed and published in

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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.