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We just launched a report on top 11 measures for Nigeria's net-zero target and socio-economic transformation. Obi Ugochuku, author of Nigeria's green bond, makes the point that the top 11 measures are aligned with Nigeria's Mid Term Economic Development Plan.

We have compiled top 11 measures for Nigeria's net-zero target and socio-economic transformation! This can serve as a guide for the incoming President of Nigeria to increase climate ambition and stimulate economic growth. For more pls visit

Amazing day on the #ivlpclimateaction with in-depth interaction with Utah State Legislatures. Many thanks to the Hon. Reps and Hon. Senator for their time and insight.

Another action packed day on the #ivlpclimateaction organised by the US Department of State. Very impressed to learn how the Utah Department of Environmental Quality monitors air pollution and adheres to the US Federal air standard in the state of Utah.

All is set for what promises an amazing experience on the International Visitors Leadership Program organised by the US Department of State #ivlp

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About Us

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

We are Africa’s leading think tank on climate change and development

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