Removing Gender Barrier: The Women Mini-truck Drivers of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA)
This case study examines the integration of women truck drivers into the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). LAWMA is statutorily charged with Waste Management in Lagos State. LAWMA is a gender friendly organization which ensures that there is relative balance in the employment opportunities for men and women.
Smoke gets in their eyes: The women fish smokers of Lagos
This case study is one of the outputs of a three-country study on “Enabling Urban Livelihoods Policy Making: Understanding the Role of Energy Services” in Nigeria, Brazil and the Philippines funded by UK’s Department for International Development’s Knowledge and Research Programme in 2005. The DFID financed Enabling Urban Livelihoods Policy Making: Understanding the Role of Energy Services Project is geared towards contributing to providing a holistic understanding of the role of energy services in sustainable urban livelihoods, as well as forming a basis for making policies that address these issues.
Save80 Stoves Promoting Energy End-Use Efficiency for Sustainable Development.
The “Efficient Wood Fuel Stoves for Nigeria Programme” is a joint initiative of the German NGOs, Atmosfair GmbH and Lernen-Helfen-Leben e.V. (LHL) and a Nigerian NGO, Developmental Association for Renewable Energies (DARE) to promote dissemination of improved cooking stoves to households in Nigeria. This project has been registered as a CDM project and is being financed by a Carbon offset company Atmosfair GmbH.
Change-over from Kerosene to LPG Use – a Family Case Study, Nigeria
This case study examines the “Improving Access of Women to LPG as a Substitute for Fuelwood in Nigeria” project. The project is designed to expand access to affordable LPG as a substitute for fuel wood. Fuel wood being currently the main fuel for households, schools and small businesses in many parts of Nigeria.
National Training Workshop on “Mainstreaming Gender in Energy Policies and Programmes in Nigeria , 2010
A three-day National Training Workshop on mainstreaming gender concerns into energy policies and programmes was organized by Friends of the Environment (FOTE) with funding from ENERGIA. The training workshop brought together 17 participants comprising Directors and top planners from the planning departments of ECN, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, NYSC and Federal Ministry of Environment, and a representative of NGO. The training consisted of 10 technical sessions, 6 of which involved individual and group exercises to enable the participants practice what they learnt from the sessions.
Strengthening Nigeria ENERGIA Network (NEN) to Engender Energy Policies and Programmes in Nigeria
ENERGIA supported Friends of the Environment Nigeria (FOTE) through a seed funding project aimed at strengthening the Nigerian ENENRGIA Network (NEN). The duration of the project was 2009 – 2010 with the key activities being: Meeting to assess NEN activities for the year and review gender mainstreaming activities; development of NEN flyers; Sponsor members to advocacy events/exchange visits; Create awareness and increase knowledge on issues of gender in energy through advocacy workshops; Compile and document gender and energy case studies including their gender impacts, lessons learnt and replication / way forward.
Established in 2000, ENERGIA Africa is a network of men and women whose common goal is to create equal opportunity and access to relevant energy resources for the poor.