A three-day inception workshop that held from Wednesday, May 31 to Friday, June 3, 2017 in Calabar, Cross River State signalled the official commencement of the projects tagged: “De-risking Renewable Energy NAMA for the Nigerian Power Sector” and “Sustainable Fuel Wood Management in Nigeria”.
Promoted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), the project is estimated to gulp $238,960,000.
The workshop attracted a diverse group of stakeholders, who actively participated during the two days of intensive deliberations.
L-R: Dr Anselm Egwunatum (Assistant Director, Environmental Conservation, Delta State Ministry of Environment), Dr Victor Fodeke, (former Director, Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment), Dr Jason Yapp (International Consultant), and Mrs Ngozi Okoye ( Executive Director, Centre for Transformation of the Underpriviledged)
L-R: Ewah Eleri (Executive Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development), Femi Oye (CEO, SME FUNDS), and Biodun Olaore (Country Director, Envirofit International Nigeria Limited)
L-R: Aideyan Ifueko, Omon Dania, Mary Ogbolu and Nkechi Isaac
R-L: Victor Ogala (Technical Officer, Rural Women Energy Security Initiative), Kasim Abubakar (Technical Officer, Climate and Clean Air Coalition), Uwana Gabriel (Special Assistant, Cross River State Government), Grace Ibe (Administrative Assistant, UNDP-GEF Project), and Basil Evey Ereshie (Special Assistant, Cross River State Government)
L-R: Elvis Usaka (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Agriculture, Makurdi), Dr Kwaghger Aondara, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Agriculture, Makurdi), and Ierve Isaac (Works and Housing Department, Logo Local Government Council, Benue State)