Welcome to SISDev
Savannah Institute for Sustainable Development (SISDev) A peaceful, prosperous and corruption-free society in harmony with its natural environment
About us: SISDev is a non-governmental, non-partisan, inclusive organization based in the north-eastern region of Nigeria striving to entrench sustainable development using contemporary development strategies
The Gazelle E-Magazine
An e-Publicatrion of Savannah Institute for Sustainable Development
- Why our traditional institutions are not functioning efficiently Alhaji Nura Adamu Jumba
- The Imperative of Using Traditional Institutions in Curbing Security Challenges in Nigeria
- The Local
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What we do
At Sisdev we extract and prepare key messages on the rights and obligations of the citizens from relevant statutes Disseminate these messages through various media and platforms (traditional and religious institutions etc.) Engage the political parties on the need to entrench issue-based politics
Activities of Good governance
We raise societal consciousness/awareness about the rights and obligations of leaders and citizens, we also entrench/inculcate the culture of issue-based politics in the society, in addition, SISDev is engaged in increasing the number of youths, women and vulnerable groups in democratic processes.
Peace & Security
SISDev is engage in the promotion of peaceful co-existence among various groups in the society, development of new a concept and structure of an ‘integrated security system’ in our communities, and raising the public consciousness on security and finally promoting the ideals of community policing
Activities of Peace & Security
Conduct a baseline assessment of the root causes of religious disharmony Identify and document wrong narratives that leads to religious intolerance. SISDev supports the implementation of existing strategies for countering these wrong narratives and Facilitate/Advocate the establishment of traditional truth and reconciliation mechanisms.
Energy and Environment
SISDev has entrenched strategies to inculcate the culture of environmental care in the society, popularize renewable and alternative energy technologies, promotion of sanitation and hygiene practices in the society, promotion of environmental protection and conservation of biodiversity in the society, in addition to engagement of relevant authorities in implementing environmental policies and laws at all levels
Activities for Energy and Environment
Conduct of sensitization activities in various media platforms Commission musical, poetry and writing competition on the environment Create and promote environmental conservation associations. Popularize and disseminate the use of fuelwood efficient stoves in our communities
Why people choose us
Board of Trustees
Members of SISDev Board of Trusteers
Prof. Abdul Qadir Ibrahim
CHAIRMAN BOARD OF TRUSTEES
He is a Polymer Chemist by training, an Environmentalist by vocation & socio-environmental activist by disposition. He has almost 40 years of experience in financial, material and human resources management in the university system; 20 in top management. He he had been embedded in community service and civil society activities.
Amb Dr. Aisha Laraba Abdullahi
With over 30 years of multidisciplinary experience in academic, political & diplomatic spheres. She has experiences in International
Affairs, Diplomatic Relations, Humanitarian Affairs Coordination and Management,
Democratic Governance Strengthening, Organic Chemistry, Qualitative & quantitative research, and organizational development.
Jummai Bappah is a member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru. She has significant experience working in
Development. She has worked on various projects including those on Community
Development, Skills development and Governance. She has worked in various roles including
Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist, Capacity Building Specialist and Social
Prof. Ahmed Chinade Abdullahi
Senior Lecturer & Head of Dept. Environmental Management Technology of ATBU Bauchi. B.Sc. in Agriculture (Soil Science) from UniMaid, PGD in Management Studies from BUK. He also has MSc in Environment & Development from University of Manchester, a PhD in Environment & Development from National University of Malaysia. He specializes in environmental soil science, EIA, Sustainability Science, Climate Change and Disaster Management. He consults for local & International Development Agencies like the World Bank, EU & UNDP.
Prof Ahmed Sabo
He obtained a Ph.D. in Environmental MGT from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi; M.Sc. in Environmental Management from University of Derby, U.K and First Class B.Sc. Degree in Botany from University of Maiduguri. He has over 20 years of teaching & research experience in Dept. of Environmental Management ATBU Bauchi & has academic publications in local & International journals of Environmental Management .
Titi Yakubu holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable International Development, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management and is an alumnus of international Fellowship Program. She is a seasoned organization development practitioner with over 29 years experience in public service, development and humanitarian operations management with focus on economic empowerment of women, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Other areas of special interest to her heart include livelihood, food security, resilient and integrated programming, early recovery and transitional interventions.