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I welcome Prime Minister Johnson's emphasis on the need for G7 leaders to champion co-operation among nations to must ‘build back greener. It MUST be stressed that the world's poorest countries need to be considered as a major focus in the global green recovery efforts.

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The Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCD) is a dynamic research think-thank based at the Alex-Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike (AEFUNAI) Nigeria.

The Centre for Climate Change and Development at AFEFUNAI is intended to become a world-class think tank and the leading centre of innovative learning, research, and policy guidance in the areas of environmental sustainability, climate change and green development in Nigeria and Africa more broadly.

Lead by Professor Chukwumerije Okereke (, a globally recognized leading scholar on climate governance and international development, CCD is focused on providing research analysis consultancy services, trainings, advocacy, stakeholder, and policy engagement of the highest international quality.

Four operational units

Focal Areas

At the Centre we are devoted to understanding the mix of policies, strategies, and institutional arrangements that can help to address climate change and natural resource degradation;

Climate Policy and Justice

  • Climate institutions and governance – national and global level
  • Climate mitigation approaches, potential and measures – effectiveness, social, cost, economics

The Green Growth and Sustainable Development

  • Modelling and Scenarios
  • Emissions and Development pathways
  • Circular Economy
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Green Foreign Direct Investment

Climate Adaptation and Resilience

  • Impact and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Impacts, Risks Synergies and Trade-Offs
  • Urban Systems and Other Settlements
  • Water- Food-Energy Nexus

Climate Information Services

  • Meteorological Observations
  • Process Parametrization
  • Climate and Weather Monitoring
  • Global Emission Scenarios
  • Climate Model Outputs

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