• Building international partnerships on low carbon development

    ICEED is a founding member of the Global Climate Network. The GCN is an alliance of independent, progressive and influential think tanks located in countries where taking action on climate change really matters.Find out more about this programme

  • Developing a Nigerian national strategy for Global climate change talks

    ICEED worked with the government of Nigeria to develop national positions on climate change talks in Copenhagen.Find out more about this programme

  • Stopping Nigeria going up in smoke

    Nigeria experiences one of the highest number of smoke-related deaths in the world. To tackle this problem, ICEED initiated the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to build a public-private partnership to introduce 10 million fuel-efficient stoves to save lives, money and our forests.Find out more about this programme

  • Protecting farmers from climatic disasters

    ICEED is working to introduce a climate-based insurance scheme for Nigerian farmers. Providing farmers with protection against climatic risks will reduce rural poverty, promote environmental sustainability and strengthen international partnership on climate risk management.Find out more about this programme

  • Providing a unifying platform to address climate change

    The Nigeria Climate Action Network is an initiative of ICEED. Nigeriacan is a coalition of groups and individuals in Nigeria working to promote government and individual actions to combat climate change.Find out more about this programme

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Renewable Energy for Rural Communities

NOTWITHSTANDING delayed expectations in regular supply of electricity to Nigerians following the completion of the power sector privatization last year, high hopes now attend the Federal Government’s planned adoption of renewable energy to fast-track rural electrification projects across the country. It is a welcome drive although it is coming rather late for the impoverished, neglected rural dwellers – given decades of failure in the energy sector. In fact, renewable energy ought to be a critical component of the power supply regime in any forward-looking economy.


ICEED organizes programme on Clean Cookstoves Testing and Analysis

The International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) in collaboration with Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) organized a one-week Capacity Building programme for stakeholders on clean cook stoves testing and analysis at the Clean Cookstoves Development and Testing Center, Afikpo, Nigeria.


Firewood, coal usage poses great danger to 120 million Nigerians. DAYO OKETOLA Reports

The fact that over 120 million Nigerians face serious health risks through exposure to smoke from cooking with firewood and other solid fuels underscores the need for the government to liberalise cooking gas consumption in the country. DAYO OKETOLA reports


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