Projects

Building Climate Resilience and Carbon Market Opportunities in Northeast Nigeria – AgriCarbon Project

About the Project Northeast Nigeria (NEN) is characterized by harsh weather conditions, with the majority of the population being smallholder farmers, pastoralists, fishermen/women, and forest-dependent households who derive their livelihoods from natural resources and thus, are most vulnerable to climate shocks and natural hazards and consequently loss of investments leading to low productivity and income. […]

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Higher Food Price, Social Safety Nets and Food Consumption Diversity in Nigeria

Consumption of diverse diets is an important factor in promoting good health and nutrition. Most of the studies on food demand in developing countries focused largely on the quantity consumed of specific foods or food-groups with little attention on diversity in food consumption. This study examined the extent of diversity in household diets and influence

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The State of Carbon Market in Northeast Nigeria

Executive Summary This report explores climate mitigation and adaptation options with the potential for carbon credits opportunities among households in Adamawa, and Gombe, Northeast Nigeria (NEN). The overarching objective is to support income generation while building resilience to climate change. The report is built on consultations with relevant stakeholders to understand the current state of

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Making Carbon Market Works for Smallholder Farmers: Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria

This study explores the potential of carbon credits to benefit smallholder farmers, food and nutrition security, and sustainable land use in Nigeria. The report covers the history of carbon markets, the types of carbon credits, and the typical market actors as well as the most prevalent critique and risks associated with carbon offsets. The report

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