ABOUT CEED TARABA STATE NIGERIA
The Centre for Environmental Education and Development (CEED) Taraba State Nigeria was established in February, 2003, to increase awareness about the environment and sustainable development. The organization was created in recognition of the role environment, education, sustainable development; rights of all people to live in it play in promoting holistic human development.
CEED's primary objective is to improve public awareness and understanding of the environment with a view to promoting the conservation and sustainable use of nature and other natural resources, leading to a better environment and a quality of life. To this end, CEED develops innovative programs and builds capacity in the field of environmental education and other areas of the organization mandate. It undertakes innovative projects in education, Agriculture and Land Rights and sustainable development initiatives. CEED is committed to ensuring that due recognition is given to the promotion of sustainable development and use of natural endowments.
CEED is committed to maintaining a high standard of integrity and ethical behaviors in the conduct of its business. CEED believes that a reputation for honesty, trustworthiness and fair play as an important valuable asset essential for long-term growth and success of its organization.
To be an independent platform that is committed towards enhancing the environmental sustainability at local, national and international levels.
CEED aspires towards an ecologically-sound, transparent, participatory and socially just society, through sustainable development policies and practices related to natural resources management, biodiversity conservation and information sharing and data development and management.
- To collaborate and provide services to other partners and with government, where appropriate, thereby complementing and supplementing the initiatives of other partners and government at community level.
- To provide education and awareness raising on environmental concerns.
- Facilitate community mobilization and participation around agriculture, land and rights issues.
- Empowering of ordinary citizens through training and capacity building, including those from the grassroots in defending their rights.
- Contribute insights into the sustainable development debates and advocate for improvements in policy dialogues.
- Act as watchdogs in ensuring that the authorities genuinely embark on a development models, which are environmentally sound and socially just.
- Promote the implementation of other appropriate international agreements and conventions.