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Environment
Project title: Advancing Community Capacity for Environmental Protection in the Niger Delta
Project timeline: January 2017 – December 2020
Location: River and Bayelsa State
Funded by Cordaid
Implementing partners: FACE Initiative, Mac-Jim Foundation, Centre LSD, CEHRD, CISLAC, Publish What You Pay, MOSOP, KEBETHKASHE, (http://macjimfoundation.org/  - https://www.centrelsd.org/ - http://www.cehrd.org.ng/ - http://cislacnigeria.net/ -http://www.publishwhatyoupay.org/ ) Learn More...

Project description

The project seeks to build capacity of community institutions to advocate for environmental protection stemming from pollutions caused by oil bunkering and artisanal refining, while developing strategies to hold oil companies accountable for equipment failures and other forms of pollution. The project will draw collaboration from relevant government agencies, including the security, civil society, communities and the media to collectively develop and implement advocacy strategies to bring to an end oil bunkering and artisanal refining.

 

Waste to Wealth – Water Hyacinth Handicraft

70 women (40 directly and 32 indirectly) from Ogbia Local Government in Bayelsa State were equipped with tools and skills to transform water hyacinth to handicraft to enhance their income generation capacity. Readmore 

Project: Legislative Advocacy Campaign for the Adoption of the VAPP Act in Bayelsa State
Period: February 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019