CENTRE FOR POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT

   

Motto: Research for Development

   
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OUR CORPORATE OBJECTIVES

As an organization committed to grassroots development through action research and intervention programmes, our objectives are as follows:

  • To promote action oriented and participatory research on various aspects of the population structure and dynamics in the Niger Delta region in particular and other parts of Nigeria in general.

  • To promote action based and participatory research on various aspects of the physical resources and patterns of environmental decay at the community level in the Niger Delta region and other parts of Nigeria.

  • To promote action based research into every aspect of human rights abuses in the Niger Delta region and other parts of Nigeria with particular reference to aspect of economic, social and environmental degradation. CPED is concerned with gender equity, economic equity and social equity by promoting equal accessibility for all the people in the Niger Delta and other parts of Nigeria to socioeconomic activities and welfare services.

  • To promote and advocate the reform of inappropriate policies and practices which encourage social dislocation and environmental degradation.

  • To provide a think-tank and data bank on the development issues of the Niger Delta.

  • To sensitize, educate and raise the awareness of members of the public, particularly communities and stakeholders of the Niger Delta region on the understanding of the human and environmental problems of the area and the application of this understanding to the improvement of the socioeconomic and environmental condition of the area.

  • To provide technical services, including mediation in conflicts, grassroots development to the various communities and other stakeholders in the Niger Delta region as other parts of Nigeria.

  • To undertake information and enlightenment campaigns.

  • To provide training programmes based on research findings

  • To provide non-partisans link between various communities in the Niger Delta and other local, national and international agencies as well as researchers interested in problems of human and environmental development in the Niger Delta.
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