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CODE project wins ONE Africa Award as continent’s best SDGs initiative


The Abuja-based Connected Development (CODE) has won the ONE Africa 2016 Award recognising, rewarding, and advancing the exceptional work of organisations founded by Africans and based in Africa, dedicated to helping Africa achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It’s initiative, “Follow The Money”, believed to be the largest volunteer grassroots movement on transparency and accountability in Africa, emerged winner among ...

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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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CODE: Need for urgent remediation of Shikira community

Amina J. Mohammed

Over 300 children in Shikira living with high lead level in their blood and need urgent medical treatments, says Hamzat Lawal, Chief Executive of connected Development (CODE) and Co-Founder, Follow The Money. The campaigner is clamouring for the contaminated community’s speedy clean-up We are highly shocked over the Federal Government’s inability to announce a specific date when remediation of Shikira ...

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Follow The Money to promote rural community accountability with Omidyar Network grant

Hamzat Lawal

Follow The Money, a non-profit initiative of Connected Development (CODE), has been awarded a one-year grant of $100,000 (NGN19,894,994) by Omidyar Network to finance the cost of projects in local communities such as stakeholders meetings, focus group discussions, travel support, and visualisation. Founded in 2012 by Hamzat Lawal and Oludotun Babayemi, Follow The Money uses traditional offline engagement methods and ...

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Clean cooking energy: Groups track budget, build supply chain


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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