School of Ecology – Blue Economy Blues + Marine Protected areas (MPA)

Lagos Lagos

This SoE will examine the concept of Blue Economy and its implications for local livelihoods, environmental quality and inclusive decision making and Re-Source Democracy. The session will also review threats to marine ecosystems and examine ways of monitoring and protecting them.

School of Ecology and Convergence on Freshwater Ecosystems

On 8-9 June 2020 we will be hosting a session of School of Ecology on Freshwater Ecosystems which will review threats to aquatic ecosystems and examine ways of monitoring and protecting them. The session will consider the importance of Marine Protected Areas in our country and region. Speakers include: Prof. Gabriel Umoh (Nigeria), Ako Amadi […]

Right Livelihood Lecture (Webinar) 2020

Climate Change and Energy Alternatives Speaker René Ngongo (RLA 2009) Biologist, Environmentalist, Activist. Rapporteur, Economic and Social Council, DRC 19 June 2020, 11:00 WAT    Host: Dr Gladys Worlu Ag. Director, Centre for Conflicts and Gender Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria Chief Host: Prof Regina Ogali Ag. Vice Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt Register here: https://bit.ly/3czFiAr […]

School of Ecology on Climate and Power Alternatives

The second session of our School of Ecology for the year will hold on 22-23 June and will focus on Climate and Power Alternatives. This session will interrogate power alternatives in the context of climate change and the persistent dependence on fossil fuels, bringing up alternatives to fossil fuels and inspiring communities to see themselves […]

School of Ecology on Climate and Power Alternatives

The second session of our School of Ecology for the year will hold on 22-23 June and will focus on Climate and Power Alternatives. This session will interrogate power alternatives in the context of climate change and the persistent dependence on fossil fuels, bringing up alternatives to fossil fuels and inspiring communities to see themselves […]

School of Ecology (Green New /Old Deal)

Abuja Abuja

The School of Ecology on the Green New/Old Deal will interrogate the concept of the Green New Deal as promoted in North America and Europe. We will examine the Old and Current Deals and unveil the implications of these deals for Africa and the Global South.

Community Dialogue on Marine Ecosystem Monitoring

Port Harcourt Port Harcourt

Fishers and fish processors will meet in Port Harcourt to examine ecological challenges in marine ecosystems, network and share knowledge on means of protecting their environment, livelihoods and fighting climate change. Similar dialogue sessions will subsequently take place in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

School of Ecology on Blue Economy Blues

In July (27-28) we will be interrogating the Blue Economy concept and its implications for local livelihoods, environmental quality, inclusive decision making and Re-Source Democracy. The session will also review threats to marine ecosystems and examine ways of monitoring and protecting them.

Oilwatch Africa AGM/ Young Leaders meeting / FishNet Alliance AGM

Swaziland

Members of Oilwatch Africa will gather for their annual conference and General Meeting in Swaziland. The meeting will examine fossil fuels extraction on the continent, increasing climate change impacts and related political and socio-economic implications. This gathering will include segments on Young Leaders as well as the 2020 general meeting of FishNet Alliance.