This is to welcome all our readers into the year 2014 and praying that we will be of better service to you all. We however wish to acknowledge all those that took their time to give us feedback especially on how our website should look like in terms of contents and design and do sincerely appreciate your inputs and shall strive to improve in the management of the site even as.... [MORE]
Unsustainable land practices in communities across Benue State have led to loss of livelihoods and natural resources further impoverishing community dwellers dependent on the natural resources for survival. The proposed project communities have their livelihoods been threatened in no small measure thus bringing about exhaustive use and depletion of the environment within the communities...[Read More]
In other to reduce deforestation WEP built the capacities of some rural women in Benue State in Kwande LGA on how to locally construct fuel efficiency woodstoves. 50 women were targeted as pilot for this project and the objective is to ensure that less wood is utilize in cooking while helping to safeguard the forests. When it was introduced to the community only 32 women experimented with the construction of fuel efficiency woodstoves because many women were initially unwilling to use them. The stoves were C-shaped and constructed with stones or mud blocks and clay soil to cover. [Read More]
Capacity building on the use of fuel efficiency woodstoves
Nigeria faces significant challenges to its development efforts in form of sporadic eruptions of violence in various parts of the country. These episodes of violence over resources and identity expressed in Nigeria is common to many developing societies undergoing rapid change and may be linked to the fact that development process inevitably causes conflicts.