in 1987, the Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST)
is an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated
to research and action on environment and sustainable development.
NEST is a non-governmental organization, registered with
the Corporate Affairs Commission (RC. 5185), with headquarters
in Ibadan, Nigeria.
As a membership organization, NEST has the overall goal
of acting in concert with an active nationwide membership
to sensitize and empower Nigerians on issues of the environment
and sustainable development, through research, dissemination
of factual information, policy dialogue, public awareness,
and promotion of sustainable livelihoods.
NEST is an active member on Nigeria’s Presidential
Implementing Committee on the Clean Development Mechanism
(CDM), and the Climate Change Coordinating Committee of
the FMEHUD; it has maintained close relations with parliamentarians,
policy makers, and the Federal Ministry of Environment;
it has contributed to discussions on mainstreaming climate
change into the NEEDS and will seek to continue this work
under NEEDS II.
BNRCC operates primarily from NEST office at No. 1, Oluokun
Street off Awolowo Avenue, Old Bodija, P.O. Box 22025,
U.I. Post Office, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Phone number:
+234-2-7517172. The contact person is the Programme Director
at NEST, Dr. Emmanuel Nzegbule.