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GREEN ECONOMY ECOSYSTEM MAPPING REPORT The Green Ecosystem Mapping Report is a joint research between the Nigeria Climate Innovation Centre (NCIC), and the Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University (EDC). This report ‘Green Economy Ecosystem Mapping: Renewable Energy in Nigeria’ is the first in the series of green ecosystem mapping. Other areas include Smart Agriculture, Water Solutions, and Waste Management. The Green Ecosystem Mapping Report details results of desk research, ample and iterative engagements


CERTIFICATE IN GREEN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Green Business Management was designed to provide the requisite training and capacity building for green enterprises active as trade/service providers on thematic climate areas like renewable energy (RE), waste management, smart agriculture, and water, among other climate-related sectors in Nigeria. This program provides you with the tools and the knowledge you need to succeed as a green business enthusiast in the Nigerian economy.   Program Design At the NCIC we are focused on translating theory to practice hence this

₦500 Million Green SME Financing – CALL FOR ENTRY

₦ 500Million Green SME Financing – A partnership Between NCIC and ProvidusBank. Background: ProvidusBank and Nigeria Climate Innovation Center (NCIC) have entered a partnership to provide access to finance for green eligible SMEs in Nigeria for the purpose of scaling green businesses, creating wealth, reducing unemployment by generating green jobs, driving the private sector, and improving the country’s GDP, while keeping the environment safer, cleaner, and more sustainable. Fund Size: The said partnership with ProvidusBank has structured a credit line of N500 Million exclusively


There are more hungry people in the world today as revealed by the annual food security report of the United Nations. Rising food prices exacerbated by debilitating climatic conditions, poor infrastructures and the covid-19 pandemic is threatening to push more people below the food security threshold. The 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World shows that almost 690 million people went hungry in 2019 – up by 10 million from 2018, and by nearly 60 million in five

Climate Launchpad Nigeria 2020 – ANNUAL REPORT

Climate Launchpad Nigeria 2020 – ANNUAL REPORT: ‘Climate Launchpad has not only created the much-needed platform for green startups around the world but also created tremendous exposure to the startups’ | Oluwatosin Ajide Country Lead, CLP Nigeria. ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s largest green business ideas competition. Our mission is to unlock the world’s cleantech potential that addresses climate change. The competition creates a stage for those ideas. ClimateLaunchpad is part of the Entrepreneurship offerings of EIT Climate KIC. The Nigeria

Nigeria’s Green Economy can create $250bn Investment Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Nigeria’s Green Economy can create $250bn Investment Opportunity for Entrepreneurs: Participants at the forum, organised by the Nigeria Climate Innovation Center (NCIC) in Lagos recently, said entrepreneurs can tap into the enormous opportunities in the green space to create millions of jobs. The Chief Executive Officer of AllOn, Weibe Boer said, “Nigeria has power gaps of about $200 billion, agricultural waste of 40 per cent and 200 million people creating waste that is not recycled. He

Boosting Entrepreneurship through Green Opportunities

Boosting Entrepreneurship through Green Opportunities: NCIC Chief Executive Bankole Oloruntoba said the global green economy is a multi-trillion-dollar economy, which the country’s entrepreneurs could harness through innovative solutions. “If Nigeria is able to develop a conducive environment for the growth of the green economy, the country could have a massive share from the over $14 trillion global green economies. In Nigeria the challenges are enormous and if we can create some form of opportunities to support

Nigeria Climate Innovation Center and the Green Economy

Nigeria Climate Innovation Center and the Green Economy: Whilst making great strides in our quest, permit us to help you understand the Green Economy from our eyes. As per definition, the Green Economy is an alternative economy for the fossil fuel economy. It is powered by clean technology and seeks to reverse the adverse effect of the fossil fuel economy and create wealth while positively impacting our community. For 2019/2020 our goal is to

Firm, NCIC to Promote Clean Energy Innovations

Firm, NCIC to Promote Clean Energy Innovations: The Nigeria Climate Innovation Centre has announced a grant funding partnership with AllOn to support the inaugural incubation programme for 15 clean technology businesses that emerged winners in the 2018-2019 Climate Launchpad. The Chief Executive Officer, NCIC, Mr Bankole Oloruntoba, said, “It’s an intense pleasure to partner with All On to kick off the NCIC incubation programme. This is the first of many partnerships that will help in creating

VP Debate: FG Has Built Six Tech Hubs, Sixty-three Days to Elections

VP Debate: FG Has Built Six Tech Hubs, Sixty-three Days to Elections – VP, Osibanjo We are building, at the moment six innovation hubs in the six geopolitical zones with two super hubs, one in Lagos and one in Abuja. They are basically to provide opportunities, especially for young people who are looking for investments in technology. “In Lagos, we set up the Nigeria Climate Innovation Center, in partnership with the Enterprise Development Center in the Lagos