Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

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bullet2 Nature Conservation and Environmental Development Organization

P.O. BOX 2796

Uyo L.G.A,

Akwa Ibom State




Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


The Nature Conservation And Environmental Development Organization (NACEDO) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 2001 in an effort to reduce wasteful exploitation and consumption of natural resources in Nigeria. In order to curb deforestation NACEDO promotes the planting of fast-growing, nitrogen-fixing trees species in Nigeria. NACEDO provides free training, aids, tree seeds, technical assistance and educational materials, vital for proper successful reforestation projects to farmers, individuals, groups, students, communities, organizations, governmental ministries, etc. NACEDO also empower the local dwellers to improve their own agricultural production by training farmers to adopt improve farming system and techniques. NACEDO promotes and encourages locals the use of solar energy (solar cookers, solar ovens, etc.) since it is the least polluting and most inexhaustible of all known energy sources. The Nature Conservation And Environmental Development Organization is currently developing a solar cooking and water pasteurization project Nature Conservation and Environmental Development Organization.for Nigerian. NACEDO shares and disseminate information and knowledge to the general public on sustainable use and conservation of bio-diversity. Presently, NACEDO is working on establishing Nature Conservation, Agroforestry and Resource Management Training Centres. NACEDO is primarily funded by donations, gifts and support from charitable individuals, groups and organization. Help to conserve natural resources in Nigeria, help to create significant change in the environment through our programs. Send your donations and support today to NACEDO