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Empowering Delta women with ‘clean’ eco-stoves (in photos)

A collaboration involving the Climate Change Department of the Delta State Ministry of Environment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and EcoBank, under the state’s Women Climate Change Adaptation Project, is improving household energy efficiency through the provision of locally fabricated Eco-stoves in some rural communities.

The project commenced recently with community mobilisation and sensitisation in the three communities of Emonu, Ebor and Ugono-Orogun in Ughelli North Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

The next phase of the project, which held 11th to 12th September 2014, entailed training/orientation of local stakeholders on the production of the stoves, which was facilitated by officials of JIL Environmental Services and EnviruMedic.

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Highlights of the opening on 11th September at Ebor Orogun are presented in photos.

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The event banner

 

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Participants at the event

 

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More participants at the event

 

Representatives of the project promoters: left to right: Okon Ekpenyong, Deputy Director, Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN); Muyiwa Odele, Team Leader, Envieonment/Sustainable Development, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Felicia Edun, Permanent Secretary, Delta State Ministry of Environment; Famous Ajemrona, Regional Head, Edo/Delta, EcoBank; Emmanuel Duku, Area Manager, Delta Central, Ecobank; and, Ese Patricia Okogu, Finance Manager, BOI/UNDP Access to Renewable Energy (AtRE) Project, Bank of Industry (BOI)  Empowering Delta women with ‘clean’ eco-stoves (in photos) photo 3 300x224

Representatives of the project promoters: left to right: Okon Ekpenyong, Deputy Director, Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN); Muyiwa Odele, Team Leader, Envieonment/Sustainable Development, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Felicia Adun, Permanent Secretary, Delta State Ministry of Environment; Famous Ajemrona, Regional Head, Edo/Delta, EcoBank; Emmanuel Duku, Area Manager, Delta Central, Ecobank; and, Ese Patricia Okogu, Finance Manager, BOI/UNDP Access to Renewable Energy (AtRE) Project, Bank of Industry (BOI)

 

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Consultations: Ekpenyong and Odele on one hand, Adun and Ajemrona on the other

 

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Ajemrona addressing the gathering

 

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Demonstrating the fabrication of the eco-stove from clay

 

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An already fabricated eco-stove with two burners and a chimney hole

 

After the event: left to right: an official of the Delta State Ministry of Environment, Monday Itoghor, CEO of EnviruMedic; Ajemrona; Adun; Duku; and, another official of Delta Environment Ministry  Empowering Delta women with ‘clean’ eco-stoves (in photos) photo 5 300x224

After the event: left to right: an official of the Delta State Ministry of Environment, Monday Itoghor, CEO of EnviruMedic; Ajemrona; Adun; Duku; and, another official of Delta Environment Ministry

 

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Ekpenyong (left) and Odele

 

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Chinedu Uwaegbulam of The Guardian newspaper (left), Ekpenyong (middle) and Odele

 

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