Abiodun Akanbi

SDG Action Network

Our SDG Action

Walk for Climate Change

Nigeria Ibadan
Number of people taking this action: 50-250
REES Africa will organise walk against climate change in Africa alongside several sustainability-oriented partners. The five-kilometre walk tagged ‘walk the climate change talk’ will commenced in October, 2018 at New Garage, Ibadan. The walk is proposed to have about a hundred individuals in attendance engaging the public in one on one sensitization about the effects of climate change and how their little actions could influence their environment. Flyers will be made from climate-friendly sources and shared in English and Yoruba. Placards gotten from cartons will also be shared to aid recycling. In totality, about a thousand people are estimated to be reached out to-of which most assumed to know nothing about climate change.
SDGs
13 Climate Action
Organising Partners
REES Africa

About Abiodun Akanbi

Abiodun Akanbi, a 2014 graduate of Economics from the University of Ibadan, is a graduate student in the M.Sc. program in Sustainable Development Practice at the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Currently, Abiodun is the head, research and recruitment at REES Africa; a social enterprise positioned to redefine Africans lifestyle with the tools renewable energy and environmental sustainability. He volunteers as a local coordinator at African Students for Liberty, where he is actively advancing the ideas of free markets and individual liberty on campuses. Abiodun is the assistant project coordinator at Push Foundation; a charity organization aimed at touching the lives of the less privileged via realistic initiatives such as youth empowerment and acquisition of skills, monthly welfare program for the needy, regular visit to the orphanage, and child right advocacy.

Abiodun is an Economist, Libertarian, Research Data Analyst, Sustainable Development Practitioner and Social /Tech Entrepreneur. A young man of vision that always wants positive change. Creative thinker and result oriented guy that admires meritocracy and excellence in service. Basically, he tends to see what others do not see in positive ways and has intelligent fun while bringing it to fore; in order to achieve a different but improved result.

As a Sustainable development practitioner and result oriented guy that admires meritocracy and excellence in service, he is working to develop a platform and enabling environment that encourages utilizing creativity and expertise for efficient and effective results to achieve inclusive development in a sustainable manner. Abiodun is eager to join and collaborate with individuals, organizations or platforms where speed, service, security, peace, prosperity and sustainability are their core values.

Countries We Work in
Nigeria
Languages We Work in
English Yoruba
SDGs We Tackle
1 No Poverty 2 Zero Hunger 3 Good Health & Well-Being 4 Quality Education 5 Gender Equality 6 Clean Water & Sanitation 7 Affordable & Clean Energy 8 Decent work and economic growth 9 Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure 10 Reduced Inequalities 11 Sustainable Cities & Communities 12 Responsible Consumption & Production 13 Climate Action 14 Life Below Water 15 Life on Land 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions 17 Partnerships for the Goals
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individual