Follow The Money - #womencookstoves

Channels TV Report - #Womencookstoves contract

Interview with Minister of Environment on #womencookstoves

CODE's M&E expert Oludotun Babyemi discusses how Follow The Money empowers Local Communities at Stanford's CDDRL; 2015

CODE's Chief Executive, Hamzat Lawal gives insight on Media Coverage of Climate Matters in Nigeria

Team lead, Connected Development, Hamzy, shares insights on how #SDGimplementation can be done in a transparent and accountable manner

Dr. Loren Treisman, Executive at Indigo Trust explains how tech can empower local communities at ODI 2015


12 MayUK Anti Corruption Summit

UK Anti Corruption Summit

On May 12, Connected Development will be joining other organizations at this summit in the United Kingdom that seeks to galvanise a global response to tackle corruption. As well as agreeing on a package of actions to tackle corruption across the board, it will deal with issues including corporate secrecy, government transparency, the...
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22 FebSocial Media Week – Lagos

Social Media Week – Lagos

CODE joins in on a week long conference that provides the ideas, trends, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world. Hamzy would be part of a panel #SMWPower which looks at how Social media meets Power and CODE would be part of discussions on...
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20 JanTechCamp in Niamey, Niger

TechCamp in Niamey, Niger

CODE’s Administrative & Finance Officer, Rita Tami-Agbale joins other workers in civil society at a Tech Camp workshop holding in Niamey, Niger from 20th – 21st January 2016.
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In 2015, CODE was officially accredited to observe the presidential and gubernatorial election process in Nigeria. Uzabe, our ushahidi instance real time platform was used in aggregating information from 1000+ observers using SMS and provided dynamic, up-to-date feedback on the voting process. Through this platform, CODE was able to further encourage the use...
Environmental Awareness Campaign to the Floating School in Makoko, Lagos


In collaboration with the Africa Youth initiative on Climate Change (AYICC), CODE ‘s Sustainaware connects eleven partner countries (India, Nigeria, Zambia, Somalia, Turkey, Italy, Slovenia, USA, Ecuador, Brasil and Argentina). to promote the inclusion of young people in the decision-making process of sustainable development. More specifically, this initiative aims to improve youth knowledge, interest and...







Connected Development

Formed in 2010, Connected Development [CODE] is a non government organization [NGO] whose mission is to improve access to information and empower local communities in Africa. We strengthen local communities by creating platforms for dialogue, enabling informed debate, and building capacities of marginalized communities which ensured social and economic progress while promoting transparency and accountability.

At CODE, we:

  • Ensure people’s access to information through various technologies.
  • Share innovative approaches to information exchange through experimentation, research, and technology.
  • Develop innovative platforms for coverage of social, environmental, and governance issues.
  • Advance the adoption and implementation of international development laws and policies.
  • Provide training and support to youth interested in engaging innovative ideas to improve the development index of their society.

CODE provides marginalized and vulnerable communities with resources to amplify their voices with independence and integrity, while providing the communities with information that ushers social and economic progress.


CODE uses its Follow The Money project to ensure transparency and accountability in the implementation of funds


CODE uses innovative technologies to provide early warnings to vulnerable communities during emergency response situations.


At CODE, we believe positive change is only possible when people live boldly and take the responsibility for finding a