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Public Presentation of the Second Edition of the Handbook of Skill Acquisition Training and Empowerment Programmes (2nd Ed.)

The Second Edition of the Handbook of Skill Acquisition Training and Empowerment Programmes was published barely a year after the publication of the 826-page First Edition on 13th April, 2017. The Second Edition was mooted due to the clamour and general interest shown by well-meaning stakeholders as to the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) (more...)

Dr. Mohammad Kyari Dikwa bags Distinguished Fellow Award for Financial Management Excellence

Dr. Mohammad Kyari Dikwa, FCNA, mni, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Finance has been nominated a Distinguished Fellow of the International Centre for Sustainable Development, Nigeria (ICSDN). This nomination is in line with the policy thrust, and institutional goal of the Centre of identifying, strengthening and promoting time-tested sustainable development drivers worldwide, (more...)

Opportunities for country-specific approaches to free people from hunger

The question of how to sustainably feed the growing global population features high on international policy agendas. Hunger and malnutrition are persistent problems despite the fact that global food production levels are sufficient to feed the world population. Undernourishment means that a person is not able to acquire enough food to meet the daily minimum (more...)

The role of off-grid electrification in rural development

In Sub-Saharan Africa, two out of every three people – more than 600 million people in total – currently do not have access to electricity. Improving electricity access is an essential component of enhancing human development, by means of, for example, enabling greater use of technologies for irrigation and water pumping, creating employment, enhancing the (more...)

Public Presentation of the First Edition of the Handbook of Skill Acquisition Training and Empowerment Programmes

On April, 2017, held the Public Presentation Ceremony (unveiling) of the book entitled “Handbook of Skill Acquisition Training and Empowerment Programmes.” Which was carried out to formally introduce the book to the global community. The unveiling held at the ambience of the Benue Hall, Abuja Internal Conference Centre, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. (more...)

Youth Training Workshops

Our expertise in effective Youths Training has led to this initiative. We believe that our tomorrow lies today in the hand of our youths and as such we provide training to youths on how they can foster the sustainable development goals in their various fields. Our effectiveness in delivery84%Our efficiency76%Our trainees’ satisfaction88%  5/5 Training (more...)


We educate train and motivate citizens to act in an environmentally responsible and friendly manner. In doing this, we stimulate eco-industrial revolution by encouraging businesses around the continent to promote its environmental performances. Sensitization on HIV/AIDS Our Team’s visit to Kwale, Delta State was remarkable and the youths benefitted form the impact of knowledge and (more...)

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The International Centre for Sustainable Development, Nigeria, published the world class book entitled “Handbook of Skill Acquisition Training and Empowerment Programmes.”

  • The book chronicled the author well over 26 years’ involvement in training and management of Non-Militant, Restive and Ex-Militant Youths and Persons.
  • In the second edition (unveiled in July, 2019), themes associated with the Reintegration of Civilian JTF Members, De-Radicalized Nigerian Repentant Ex-Boko-Haram Operatives, IDPs and Nigerian Refugees to enable them lead self-reliant, and productive livelihoods were equally introduced.
  • The second edition equally brought to bear a “Sambisa Joint Development Territory (SJDT)” framework to make the Sambisa Forest a security fort and an economic powerhouse for Nigeria.

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