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GENDER AND DEVELOPMNET ACTION (GADA)

GADA IS COMMITTED TO THE REALIZATION OF HUMAN DIGNITY AND IMPROVEMENT OF COMMUNITIES' WELFARE. GADA HAS WORKED ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, SUPPORTING THE INCREASED INVOLVEMENT OF STAKEHOLDERS IN NATIONAL PROCESSES AROUND SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR THE IMPROVEMNET OF RURAL LIVELIHOODS.

GADA REALIZES THAT TO ACHIEVE A RAPID AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THERE IS A NEED TO UNDERSCORE THE IMPORTANCE OF RURAL DEVELOPMNET AND THE RESTORATION OF AILING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AND PARTICULARLY PROVIDING LEADERSHIP TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND FBOS WORKING TO ASIST THE VULNERABLE ADAPT TO THE INEVITABLE IMPACTS OF WEATHER CHANGES.
GADA WORKs WITH AN INDIGENOUS ORGANIZATION, COMMUNITY RIGHTS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TO LOOK AT THESE GAPS AND ADRESS THEM


Date of Establishment:

10-Dec, 1996

Purpose of Organization:

TO WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LIKE-MINDED NGOs TO ENGENDER THE REALIZATION OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, COMMUNITIES' RIGHTS AND LIVELIHOOD ADVANCEMENT FOR THE VULNERABLE

GEF/SGP involvement:

WE ARE AT THE POINT OF IMPLEMENTING A GEF/SGP PROJECT ON BIODIVERSITY IF SUCCESSFUL AT THE SELECTION PROCESS

Experience:

GADA HAS THROUGH ITS ALLIANCE WITH SISTER NGOs PUT FORWARD A STRONG ENGAGEMENT WITH THE GOVERNMENT ON THE IMPLEMNETATION OF REDD IN NIGERIA WITHOUT COMMUNITY-WIDE CONSULTATION. GADA HAS ALSO WORKED EFFECTIVELY WITH TEH ACPC IN ECA IN ADDIS ON THE ISSUE OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION OF CLIMATTE CHANEG FACTS TO THE MOST VULNERABLE ANDN MOST IMPACTED THROUGH OPENING UP OF DIALOGUE SPACES FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES' PAPRTICIPATION IN CLIMATE CHANGE. GADA ALSO HAS THROUGH ITS PRINCIPAL INVOLVEMENT IN TEH PREPARATION OF CONCEPTS AND BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS ASSISTED TEH FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS IN THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF GENDER MAINSTREAMING AND ADAPTATION PROGRAMMES IN THE CORE SECTORS OF THE ECONOMY
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Nigeria

Contact Details
Street Address:
14 ADEBOLA STREET, OFF ADENIRAN OGUNSANYA STREET, SURULERE,
City/Town:
Lagos
Country:
Nigeria
Telephone No.:
234-01-5840371
Website:
http://www.gadanigeria-ph.org
Organization founded:
Dec-10-1996

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Climate Change
  • Others
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Ms. ADA AGINA UDE Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Director
    Email:
    gada_abujayahoo.com


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