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Nigeria integrates clean cooking in revised climate blueprint

Clean Cook Stove

As part of the Federal Government of Nigeria’s efforts to integrate clean cooking into the revised Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to meet its obligations to the Paris Agreement on climate change, the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment, Heinrich Boell Foundation, World Resources Institute and Stockholm Environment Institute is providing ...

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Clean cookstoves: Australia empowers IDPs in Adamawa

Moulding the stoves

The Australian High Commission, in partnership with the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), has provided institutional clean cookstoves to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Malkohi and Fufore camps in Adamawa State. This is the second time in two years the High Commission is providing the much needed support in expanding access to safe fuels and energy for ...

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Group applauds as legislators investigate N9.2bn clean cookstoves deal


Follow The Money, a campaign being promoted by the Abuja-based Connected Development (CODE) aimed at tracking and monitoring governmental and international aid disbursements, has commended  the Federal House of Representatives (HOR) for  commissioning its committees on Anti-Corruption, Environment and Habitat to begin an investigation over the last administration’s “Clean CookStoves For Rural Women Project,” a N9.287 billion scheme initiated in ...

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Shell promotes clean cookstoves in drive for safer cooking methods


Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has signed an agreement with Project Gaia Prospects Limited (PGPL) for the conduct of a pilot study on the use of Ethanol clean cookstoves, a cleaner and safer way of cooking. SNEPCo will provide 2,500 clean cookstoves and 15,000 canisters for distribution to households in Lagos while PGPL will ensure the supply of ...

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How N9.2 billion can create 100,000 cookstoves jobs locally

Happy Amos

A group of civil society organisations with a bias for sustainable cooking solutions in a joint statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 expressed reservations over the controversial N9.2 billion clean cookstoves project, which they say is giving the nation a bad name and hurting the businesses of local producers The Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a ...

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N9.2bn cookstoves: Ministry frustrated contract execution -Reps


The House of Representatives Committee on Environment has indicted the Federal Ministry of Environment over the execution of the contract to procure 750,000 units of Clean Cookstoves and 18,000 units of Wonder Bags valued at N9,287,250,000. According to a report produced by its Ad-Hoc Committee to investigate allegations of irregularities in the procurement, execution and delivery of the contract made by ...

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N9.6 billion cookstoves: Stakeholders wary, government optimistic


There is a growing national momentum to tackle problems associated with cooking energy in Nigeria. Recently, over one hundred stakeholders representing energy companies, policy makers, donor agencies and NGOs gathered in Abuja to deliberate over rising challenges of cooking energy. This is coming on the heels of the Federal Government’s award of a contract of N9.6 billion for the supply ...

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Clean cooking energy: Groups track budget, build supply chain

Clean cook stoves

Two civil society organisations have embraced a campaign to address worrisome issues related to the use of wood fuel for cooking. Approximately 127 million people and more than 24 million households in Nigeria cook the traditional way: depending solely on wood as a source of fuel, a method widely described as a silent killer. According to the World Health Organisation ...

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Partnership enhances climate adaptation with eco-stoves in Delta communities

A host of rural community dwellers in Delta State is benefitting from an initiative designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, save time and money spent on firewood, curb respiratory diseases and enhance the education of the girl-child. A collaboration involving the Climate Change Department of the Delta State Ministry of Environment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ecobank is ...

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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, ...

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