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Climate change media training – Nigeria

Participants will be taken through several modules that include: Understanding Climate Change concepts, causes, evidence and impacts in Africa, Introduction to Climate Finance: Contexts and Instruments, Using Technology and Social Media for Climate and Environmental Advocacy and Social Mobilisation, Environmental Crimes and Climate Change and Understanding Nigeria’s Climate Change Act, Nationally Determined Contribution and other local climate policies to mention a few.

Adeolu Adekola

Adeolu joined the CIJ to manage its Open Climate Reporting Initiative (OCRI). The initiative has reached beneficiaries in 53 countries (across Africa, Asia and the Americas), with reported successes that have included making communities more climate-resilient, and reducing the vulnerabilities of local populations to climate change.

Akintunde Babatunde

Akintunde is a Programme Manager with extensive experience in international development, public policy, civic technology, climate change, and media innovation. He is the Director of Programs at the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) and the OCRI regional coordinator for Anglophone Africa.

Godson Ikiebey

Godson is a sustainable development researcher and advisor. He was a founding Research Fellow of the Knowledge Economy Group; a think tank that conducted research on the knowledge economy in Nigeria. He is interested in the interplay between sustainability strategy, sustainable innovation, sustainable value creation and sustainable socio-economic development.

Jubril Adeojo

Jubril is the Co-founder at OneWattSolar, a clean-tech company in Africa. He is also the Co-founder/Managing Director at SMEFUNDS Capital Limited, where he led the consortium that set up the $100million Nigeria-Green Energy Fund programme that is backed by the African Guarantee Fund.

Lina Yassin

A Sudanese climate journalism and development consultant, Lina has experience working on climate change communications and journalism projects across the MENA region. She worked for 5 years as the Operations Manager at Climate Tracker where she implemented a series of journalism fellowships and training on climate change and climate policy across different countries.

Mojeed Alabi

Mojeed is an experienced reporter with a demonstrated history of excellent delivery skilled in investigative reporting, news sourcing, and building brands. He is a media and communication professional with a BA in English focused in English Language from Obafemi Awolowo University and Masters in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies (MDSS) from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

Olumide Idowu

Olumide is a co-founder of the International Climate Change Development Initiative (ICCDI), a non-governmental organisation that aims to produce climate-smart generations throughout Africa while also tackling development disparities.

Tobi Oluwatola

Tobi is an executive with over 16 years of experience in media, energy, finance, and policy. He is currently the Executive Director of the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID), a West African media innovation think (and do) tank.

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