Monthly Archives: December 2018

SUPPORT WEP IN BUILDING AN EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGY FOR WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Women Environmental Programme is helping local communities to enhance their climate responses by integrating social issues, e.g. poverty alleviation and gender equality, to make adaptation more effective and viable, and create social and environmental co-benefits. WEP proposes to construct solar dryer tents to fill a gap in agricultural infrastructure for farming communities and provide affordable technology for the drying of foodstuff. This initiative will promote entrepreneurship to reinforce women’s economic empowerment. The objective of this project is to develop a more...

WEP ADVOCATES FOR BILLS TO ACHIEVE GENDER EQUALITY IN BENUE AND ZAMFARA STATES

  In bid to promote women participation at all levels of decision making, and remove all obstacles (social, political, cultural and economic) hindering women’s empowerment and inclusion in decision making and infringing on women’s rights, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has embarked on the project “Ensuring Effective Implementation of Programmes, Policies and Legislations, that Contribute Towards Achieving Gender Equality in Nigeria by 2030”. This project is aimed at contributing specifically to the attainment of gender equality in Benue and Zamfara States of...

WEP Unveils “SMART” Initiatives At COP24

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) at the just concluded 24th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) holding in Katowice, Poland, presented smart projects and practices that can contribute towards achieving the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) commitments and the Paris Agreement in West Africa.   The smart projects and practices were presented at a side event the organisations collaboratively hosted at the Nigerian Pavilion at COP24, December 6, 2018. Welcoming participants to the event and...