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  •  The North East Development Commission NEDC has begun a two day training of 50 women on alternative energy to mitigate effect of climate change Mr Ali Abbas NEDC Focal Person in Yobe disclosed this at the inauguration of the exercise on Thursday in Damaturu We are here to undertake training of 50 women selected from across the 17 local government areas of the state It is a training organised by NEDC in collaboration with Yobe government to mitigate the impact of climate change he said He said climate change has been identified as a major challenge being faced by global community adding that North East region has been grappling with an unprecedented effects of climate change He listed some of the effects to include desertification drought flooding and shrinkage of the Lake Chad among others Abbas noted that adverse effects of climate change exacerbated conflict in the region such as insurgency and communal clashes As a local level solution NEDC is looking at training of women to be able to use alternative energy sources which is an energy efficiency stove At the end of this training each of the participant will be given energy efficiency stove he said The state s Commissioner for Environment Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa said the programme was imperative towards addressing tree felling in the state Represented by Muhammed Ahmed a Director in the ministry commended NEDC for execution of viable projects for the overall development of the people NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NEDC, Yobe govt train 50 women on alternative energies
     The North East Development Commission NEDC has begun a two day training of 50 women on alternative energy to mitigate effect of climate change Mr Ali Abbas NEDC Focal Person in Yobe disclosed this at the inauguration of the exercise on Thursday in Damaturu We are here to undertake training of 50 women selected from across the 17 local government areas of the state It is a training organised by NEDC in collaboration with Yobe government to mitigate the impact of climate change he said He said climate change has been identified as a major challenge being faced by global community adding that North East region has been grappling with an unprecedented effects of climate change He listed some of the effects to include desertification drought flooding and shrinkage of the Lake Chad among others Abbas noted that adverse effects of climate change exacerbated conflict in the region such as insurgency and communal clashes As a local level solution NEDC is looking at training of women to be able to use alternative energy sources which is an energy efficiency stove At the end of this training each of the participant will be given energy efficiency stove he said The state s Commissioner for Environment Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa said the programme was imperative towards addressing tree felling in the state Represented by Muhammed Ahmed a Director in the ministry commended NEDC for execution of viable projects for the overall development of the people NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NEDC, Yobe govt train 50 women on alternative energies
    Environment2 weeks ago

    NEDC, Yobe govt train 50 women on alternative energies

    The North-East Development Commission (NEDC) has begun a two-day training of 50 women on alternative energy to mitigate effect of climate change.

    Mr Ali Abbas, NEDC Focal Person in Yobe, disclosed this at the inauguration of the exercise on Thursday in Damaturu.

    “We are here to undertake training of 50 women selected from across the 17 local government areas of the state.

    “It is a training organised by NEDC in collaboration with Yobe government, to mitigate the impact of climate change,” he said.

    He said climate change has been identified as a major challenge being faced by global community, adding that North-East region has been grappling with an unprecedented effects of climate change.

    He listed some of the effects to include desertification, drought, flooding and shrinkage of the Lake Chad, among others.

    Abbas noted that adverse effects of climate change exacerbated conflict in the region such as insurgency and communal clashes.

    “As a local level solution, NEDC is looking at training of women to be able to use alternative energy sources which is an energy efficiency stove.

    “At the end of this training each of the participant will be given energy efficiency stove,” he said.

    The state’s Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa said the programme was imperative towards addressing tree felling in the state.

    Represented by Muhammed Ahmed, a Director in the ministry, commended NEDC for execution of viable projects for the overall development of the people. 


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  North East Development Commission NEDC in collaboration with Yobe government has trained 150 scavengers on efficient waste management practice and recycling in the state NEDC Focal Person in the state Dr Ali Abbas said that the participants were made up of 50 trainers who were supposed to be the up takers of such waste and 100 scavengers who were called garbage collectors Our target is to train these youths on waste management practice and recycling and link them up with the market directly instead of having third parties in terms of transactions and value chain processes he said Abbas added that the participants were selected from the 17 local government areas of the state in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and other stakeholders This is to ensure that the participants are those who are directly involved in waste management and recycling he said The NEDC focal person noted that the five day training would hold between Monday and Friday Earlier in his remarks Prof Musa Lawan a Consultant with Bluescape Consultant Limited who anchored the training said that the programme was aimed at adding value to the participants The workshop is to add value to the participants and show them how they can recycle wastes after collection he said Also speaking Commissioner for Environment Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa thanked the Federal Government for the creation of NEDC Karasuwa represented by the ministry s Permanent Secretary Tonga Bularafa said that the commission s activities in the region had minimised chances of youths to be engaged in unwholesome acts NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NEDC, Yobe govt. partner to train 150 youths on waste management, recycling
     North East Development Commission NEDC in collaboration with Yobe government has trained 150 scavengers on efficient waste management practice and recycling in the state NEDC Focal Person in the state Dr Ali Abbas said that the participants were made up of 50 trainers who were supposed to be the up takers of such waste and 100 scavengers who were called garbage collectors Our target is to train these youths on waste management practice and recycling and link them up with the market directly instead of having third parties in terms of transactions and value chain processes he said Abbas added that the participants were selected from the 17 local government areas of the state in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and other stakeholders This is to ensure that the participants are those who are directly involved in waste management and recycling he said The NEDC focal person noted that the five day training would hold between Monday and Friday Earlier in his remarks Prof Musa Lawan a Consultant with Bluescape Consultant Limited who anchored the training said that the programme was aimed at adding value to the participants The workshop is to add value to the participants and show them how they can recycle wastes after collection he said Also speaking Commissioner for Environment Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa thanked the Federal Government for the creation of NEDC Karasuwa represented by the ministry s Permanent Secretary Tonga Bularafa said that the commission s activities in the region had minimised chances of youths to be engaged in unwholesome acts NewsSourceCredit NAN
    NEDC, Yobe govt. partner to train 150 youths on waste management, recycling
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    NEDC, Yobe govt. partner to train 150 youths on waste management, recycling

    North-East Development Commission (NEDC), in collaboration with Yobe government, has trained 150 scavengers on efficient waste management practice and recycling in the state.

    NEDC Focal Person in the state, Dr Ali Abbas, said that the participants were made up of 50 trainers, who were supposed to be the up-takers of such waste and 100 scavengers who were called garbage collectors.

    “Our target is to train these youths on waste management practice and recycling and link them up with the market directly, instead of having third parties in terms of transactions and value chain processes,’’ he said.

    Abbas added that the participants were selected from the 17 local government areas of the state, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and other stakeholders.

    “This is to ensure that the participants are those who are directly involved in waste management and recycling,’’ he said.

    The NEDC focal person noted that the five-day training would hold between Monday and Friday.

    Earlier in his remarks, Prof. Musa Lawan, a Consultant with Bluescape Consultant Limited, who anchored the training, said that the programme was aimed at adding value to the participants.

    “The workshop is to add value to the participants and show them how they can recycle wastes after collection,” he said.

    Also speaking, Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa, thanked the Federal Government for the creation of NEDC.

    Karasuwa, represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Tonga Bularafa, said that the commission’s activities in the region had minimised chances of youths to be engaged in unwholesome acts.

    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  Northeast Development Commission NEDC has begun a three day training for 80 women and youth on application of alternative energies to mitigate effects of climate change Mr Muhammed Alkali NEDC s Managing Director stated this at the inauguration of the exercise on Monday in Damaturu Represented by Adamu Lawan an official of the commission Alkali said the exercise was being conducted in collaboration between the Commission and Yobe government He said the training exercise was designed to create awareness on climate change adaptation and use of alternative energy among other In this regard NEDC will train 50 women on alternative energy sources with a view to reduce the menace of deforestation he said In his remarks Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa Commissioner for Environment said the workshop would augment efforts towards mitigating environmental challenges Karasuwa represented by Garba Tahir Director Forestry said the ministry had raised three million trees for planting to mitigate effects of climate change in the state Prof Babagana Muhammad the Lead Consultant attributed the negative effects of climate change to natural and human induced factors He said the natural factors included shortage of rainfall and heavy windstorms while excessive farming deforestation and industrialisation were part of the human induced factors One of the participants Bashir Lawan lauded the gesture and pleged to step down the training in their respective communities The participants were drawn from development organisations and groups across the state NAN
    Climate change: NEDC, Yobe govt trains 80 women on adaptation of alternative energy
     Northeast Development Commission NEDC has begun a three day training for 80 women and youth on application of alternative energies to mitigate effects of climate change Mr Muhammed Alkali NEDC s Managing Director stated this at the inauguration of the exercise on Monday in Damaturu Represented by Adamu Lawan an official of the commission Alkali said the exercise was being conducted in collaboration between the Commission and Yobe government He said the training exercise was designed to create awareness on climate change adaptation and use of alternative energy among other In this regard NEDC will train 50 women on alternative energy sources with a view to reduce the menace of deforestation he said In his remarks Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa Commissioner for Environment said the workshop would augment efforts towards mitigating environmental challenges Karasuwa represented by Garba Tahir Director Forestry said the ministry had raised three million trees for planting to mitigate effects of climate change in the state Prof Babagana Muhammad the Lead Consultant attributed the negative effects of climate change to natural and human induced factors He said the natural factors included shortage of rainfall and heavy windstorms while excessive farming deforestation and industrialisation were part of the human induced factors One of the participants Bashir Lawan lauded the gesture and pleged to step down the training in their respective communities The participants were drawn from development organisations and groups across the state NAN
    Climate change: NEDC, Yobe govt trains 80 women on adaptation of alternative energy
    Environment4 months ago

    Climate change: NEDC, Yobe govt trains 80 women on adaptation of alternative energy

    Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has begun a three-day training for 80  women and youth on application of alternative energies to mitigate effects of climate change.

    Mr Muhammed Alkali, NEDC’s Managing Director stated this at the inauguration of the exercise on Monday in Damaturu.

    Represented by Adamu Lawan, an official of the commission, Alkali said the exercise was being conducted in collaboration between the Commission and Yobe government.

    He said the training exercise was designed to create awareness on climate change, adaptation and use of alternative energy among other.

    “In this regard, NEDC will train 50 women on alternative energy sources with a view to reduce the menace of deforestation,” he said.

    In his remarks, Alhaji Sidi Karasuwa, Commissioner for Environment said the workshop would augment efforts towards mitigating environmental challenges.

    Karasuwa represented by Garba Tahir, Director Forestry, said the ministry had raised three million trees for planting to mitigate effects of climate change in the state.

    Prof. Babagana Muhammad, the Lead Consultant, attributed the negative effects of climate change to natural and human induced factors.

    He said the natural factors included shortage of rainfall and heavy windstorms while excessive farming, deforestation and industrialisation were part of the human induced factors.

    One of the participants, Bashir Lawan lauded the gesture and pleged to step down the training in their respective communities.

    The participants were drawn from development organisations and groups across the state.

    (NAN)