Save Sahara Network
Saving nature and empowering people
Sahara Bird Club (SBC)

SBC is a special programme of SSN amed at creating wareness and contribute to conservation of tropical birds. Birds are unique fauna species in the ecosystem. They also fulfill many ecological functions in their habitats. Despite these important roles of birds, they are notgiven proper recognition.

Sahara Conservation Club (SCC)

  • The conservation club brings together school children, youth and young professionals with interest and passion for conservation and environmental activities.
  • Training workshops, seminars and capacity building programme
  • Educative programme for schools

Sahara Intervention Projects (SIP)

SSN carry out field projects leading to intervention at grassroots. The projects are supported through funds generated locally and internationally, and through collaboration and partnership with individuals and organsaitions.

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.

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. The information is directly sent to emails of all the registered members of the organization for

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 Biennial Conference

SSN organizes its conference every two years to bring together all its members, professionals, practitioners as well as governmental and non-governmental organisations working toward protection of nature, and development of grassroots. Each year

Sahara Journal of SustainableDevelopment (SJSD)

This is the official journal of SSN. The journal is published quarterly (April, August and December). Mainly, it providesplatform for local and international researchers to publish and communicate their research findings to wider audience.Authors are


SAVE SAHARA NETWORK, 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.

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Recent Work
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

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

Northern Africa Regional Meeting (NARM) of International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA)

6th Biodiversity Conservation Conference of the Nigeria Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology, held at University of Uyo, UyoAkwaIbom State, Nigeria from 6 to 12 May, 2018.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

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