How CODE Grew to Become a Voice for Local Communities

codepress April 20, 2016 0

This post was written by Tyo Faeren Jennifer, a Mass Communication Student of the Benue State University, during her Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) with CODE   Connected...

The #OpenDataParty : Enhancing Data Literacy in Nigeria

codepress December 16, 2015 0

“I felt excited like a child learning new stuffs I never knew before. It was hands on learning. Great experience. I’ll attend open data events over in the future.” –...

The Border Town, Casted Away in the Sahara Desert – Jeke!

codepress November 24, 2015 0

Have you wondered how communities in the Sahara get water? to use for personal purposes, and their livestock? To be candid, it can be a whole tussle, and frustration. But with recent innovations...

#Kadandani – Thriving on the heels of economical trees, threatened by unfulfilled promises!

codepress November 21, 2015 0

How does doing a community outreach in a state where a suicide bomber just killed so many lives sounds like? Yes we were in Kano, when the tragedy struck, but many times this would not distract us...

Where the Dry Crops Won’t Grow: A Too – Familiar Story of #Bachaka

codepress November 18, 2015 0

In Kebbi State, nothing must have mattered to them , other than their dry season crop planting, but there is a community that is doubting how much they can make, off the planting season –...

Aftermath Poor Implementation of #WomenCookstoves Project: Stakeholders Urge New Minister of Environment to Support Local Markets for Alternative Energies

codepress November 17, 2015 0

Connected Development’s  Follow The Money project, held its’ fifth stakeholders meeting on the 9.2 billion Naira allocated for the procurement of 750,000 Clean cookstoves and 18,000...

CODE’S Follow The Money Receives Grant from Omidyar Network

codepress October 16, 2015 0

Follow The Money, a nonprofit initiative of Connected Development has been awarded a one-year grant of US$100,000  ( NGN19, 894, 994 million) by Omidyar Network, mainly towards the cost of their...

[PRESS RELEASE] Why Buhari Should Probe the NGN 9.2 billion Clean Cookstove Scheme

codepress October 16, 2015 0

(28 September 2015), After over six months of frequent engagement with stakeholders both in private and public sector on the implementation of the N9.2 Billion National Clean Cookstove Scheme...

When Agents of State become Kleptocratic, Women are denied of Alternatives!

codepress September 18, 2015 0

An extract from the foreward of our new Follow The Money report on the activation – #WomenCookstoves “Even the most well intended and well thought out policies may not have an impact if they...

We Will Like to Follow your Money but…

codepress September 1, 2015 0

This might be a good read for you, if you are planning to “activate” or partner with  us! In the last three years, since Follow The Money  (FTM) started, we have had questions around what kind of...