Nigeria Energy Support Programme (NESP) - Clean Cooking Intervention

The project consists in facilitating access to at least one improved agro-processing thermal energy technology for at least 300 cooperatives of rural agro-processors in one NESP State Partner, focusing on NIger State and rice processing. It aims to stimulate the launch of a viable commercial market for improved cooking/agro-processing equipment, by supporting selected manufacturers with technology improvement, business/marketing trainings, strengthening their distribution chains and marketing campaigns. In association with ICEED (Nigeria) we will carry out a market assessment, stakeholder mapping, education campaign to convince farmers to change technology for to make rice processing more energy efficient. M&E to ensure technology adoption. Coordination with relevant State Organizations and the Ministry of Environment through a Steering Committee will allow learning at the national level.