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

  • Over 90,000 Women, Children Die From Cooking Smoke Annually — Expert

    Over 90,000 Women, Children Die From Cooking Smoke Annually — Expert

      Mr Ewah Eleri, the Executive Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development, says that over 90, 000 women and children die yearly from cooking smoke. Eleri made the statement in Abuja on Friday at a one-day Consultative Forum on Gender Issues in Renewable Energy Management Options. The forum, organised by the Federal Ministry

  • FG Urged to Create Renewable Energy Fund to Boost Electricity

    The Managing Director of Cloud Energy, trading as cloudenergy.com.ng, Mr. Theophilus Nweke, has called on the federal government to consider setting up renewable energy fund for Nigerians, to enable them have easy access to finance  that will boost electricity supply to their homes, offices and business premises. According to him, the call became necessary in

  • Is Nigeria ready for climate change?

    Is Nigeria ready for climate change?

      There is a long long list of threats climate change pose on the world  and Nigeria as a country is not exempted from the seeming challenges . Read a paper presented by Babangida Ruma a delegate of Nigeria at the World Youth Foundation (WYF), during a 4-day workshop on climate change.  Starting with the appointment Amina j.

  • ICEED and Oxfam review their one year Farmer Managed Renewable Energy Project in Katsina

    ICEED and Oxfam review their one year Farmer Managed Renewable Energy Project in Katsina

      Oxfam and ICEED, with funding support from the European Union and the National Planning Commission (NPC) as the contracting authority, are collaborating in the implementation of a four year project on renewable energy production, including Agro-forestry.  The project is aimed at sustainably improving the fuel-wood balance and resilience of livelihoods of rural households in

  • UNDP rallies stakeholders on $20m GEF deforestation control project

    UNDP rallies stakeholders on $20m GEF deforestation control project

      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

  • Clean energy in refugee camps could save millions of pounds

    Clean energy in refugee camps could save millions of pounds

      New research shows that investing in clean cookstoves and solar lanterns could benefit people, the planet, and NGOs’ budgets  Stretched humanitarian agencies could save millions of dollars – and reduce carbon emissions, deforestation and violence against women and girls – if solar power and other clean energy sources were installed at refugee camps, according

  • 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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