Nigeria In-country Work

News and events

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Presentation/Socialization of Nigeria’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS)

The DDP-Nigeria team presented the energy and macroeconomic results of the LT-LEDS to this set of stakeholders to socialize the work of the DDP-Nigeria…

Deep Decarbonization Pathways (DDP) for Nigeria’s Low Emission Development up to 2060

In a landmark move for environmental and economic sustainability, the Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) at Alex Ekwueme Federal University has unveiled the Nigeria Deep Decarbonization Pathways (DDP-Nigeria) project report. This comprehensive document, the culmination of rigorous national and international collaboration, marks a significant milestone in Nigeria’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions and spearheading sustainable development across Africa.

In-country work since


Key areas of work

  • Net Zero & Long-Term planning
  • Development & Climate interface
  • Energy systems modelling
  • Macroeconomic modelling
  • Power sector
  • Oil&Gas sector
  • Transport sector
  • Industrial Sector
  • Residential Sector AFOLU sector

Key in-country partners

Ogheneruona Diemuodeke
Energy systems and climate change mitigation technology expert
Chukwumerije Okereke

Centre For Climate Change and Development


Latest DDP Scenario

(to be published Q1 2024)

Contributions to policy processes

DDP Nigeria has contributed to the design and drafting of the LT-LEDS submitted by the Nigerian government to the UNFCCC.

Key projects

  • DDP Africa

Key in-country collaborations

Past and ongoing projects

  1. Report (September 2021): Analysis of current ambition level in Nigeria
  2. Blogpost (September 2023): Inclusive and nationally-owned long-term planning: a way of meeting both climate and development objectives for African countries
  3. Blogpost (June 2023): Just Energy Transition Partnerships: can they really make a difference, and how?
  4. Transport sector decarbonisation in the Global South: A systematic literature review
  5. Macroeconomics of decarbonization strategies of selected global south countries: A systematic review
  6. A systematic literature review on the decarbonisation of the building sector—a case for Nigeria
  7. Deep decarbonization options for the agriculture, forestry, and other land use (AFOLU) sector in Africa: a systematic literature review