Thursday 19th September 2019
Thursday, 19th of September 2019
Home / Tag Archives: Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (NACC)

Tag Archives: Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (NACC)

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 ...

Read More »

N9.6 billion cookstoves: Stakeholders wary, government optimistic

NACC 1

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 ...

Read More »

Clean cooking energy: Groups track budget, build supply chain

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 ...

Read More »

CLEAN emerges, makes case for clean cookstoves

Lead Ambassador of the Clean Energy Ambassadors Network (CLEAN), Mrs. Ajoke Murtala Muhammed, has described clean cooking solutions are those technologies, fuels, equipment and practices that address the health and environmental impacts associated with traditional cooking with firewood. According to her, these could take the form of improved and efficient wood and charcoal burning stoves, cooking gas, and more effective ...

Read More »

Nigeria sets standards for wood cooking stoves

The International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED) in collaboration with Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (NACC) have concluded  plans to set up national standards for wood burning stoves  in Nigeria. This was disclosed by Ewah Eleri, Executive Director of ICEED, during a workshop held recently in ...

Read More »