Save Sahara Network
Saving nature, empowering people
SSN IN BRIEF

Save Sahara Network (SSN) is a non-profit organization that is registered as a corporate body, under the Companies and Allied Matters Act No. 1 of 1990 on 5th May, 2017. It is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) born out of passion to carry out grassroots projects leading to protection, conservation, restoration, rehabilitation and sustainable utilization of biological diversity with the view to empowering people at the grassroots. The organization also carries out capacity building trainings and creates forum for scientific interactions and discussions on current environmental issues with the view to initiating adequate intervention. Read More.

OUR PROGRAMMES
Sahara E-mentorship

This is a special programme of SSN whereby students and professionals in related field of specialization are connected for mentorship in research, publication and career development. The mentorship is for both local and international mentee and mentors.

Sahara E-Connect

This is a platform created to facilitatebilateral sharingof information among all the registered members of the organization. Most importantly, members who are able todiscover funding opportunities can share these on the platform.

Sahara Research Grants(SRG)

SSN provide competitive research grants to students andyoung researchers to carry out research aiming at sustainable development and nature conservation. Specifically, research that make positive impacts and contribute to development of grassroots are given priority.

Recent Work
6th Biodiversity Conservation Conference of the Nigeria Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology

The 2018 Conference of Nigeria Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (NSCB) tagged “UYO 2018,” was planned to engage students, young and practicing conservation professionals to discuss and deliberate on potential and challenges of conservation in Nigeria.

Local Perceptions and Community-Based Conservation Strategy for Dolphins in Eastern Nigerian Inshore Atlantic

The study assessed impacts of bonga purse seine fishery on dolphin at the Eastern Nigerian Atlantic. In actual sense, the artisanal purse seine fishery in Nigeria is not regulated with implications on threatened aquatic animals one of which is dolphin. As informed by the fishermen at Ibaga, dolphins are not deliberately catch unless they find their way into the net during

Efficient Fuelwood Use as a Strategy to Reducing Household Pressure on Natural Forests of Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria

The aim of the study is to understand the socio-economic factors in selected rural communities of Guinea Savanna zone of Nigeria that may affect adoption and utilization of efficient cookstove prior to introduction. The project targeted rural households located in the Guinea Savanna zone of Kwara State where charcoal production and firewood collection by households is highly predominant.

Our Partner and Sponsorships
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
RUFFORD SMALL GRANT
AFRICAN BIRD CLUB
ILORIN BIRD CLUB

RECENT NEWS


Efficient Fuelwood Use as a Strategy to Reducing Household Pressure on Natural Forests of Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria
Local Perceptions and Community-Based Conservation Strategy for Dolphins in Eastern Nigerian Inshore Atlantic
Northern Africa Regional Meeting (NARM) of International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA)

CONTACT US


Department of Forest Resources Management
Faculty of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 1515, Ilorin, 240003,
Kwara State, Nigeria
+2348132019259
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