Search results

    Climate and Sustainable Development Action Club(CSDAC)

    Advancing the place of women and youth in community resilience building through climate action



    The Climate and Sustainable Action Club (CSDAC) was established in 2018 as a multidisciplinary community of young activists and researchers from 12 African countries with focus on Climate Action, Energy and Sustainable Rural Transformation. It was founded to increase the voices of the youth in climate change issues and to enhance the contribution of women and girls in community transformation through climate action, sensitization and advocacy.


    We want to building a rural Africa that is resilient to climate variability and a population that is environmentally conscious, motivated by sustainable development actions and strategies.


    The Club exist to;

    • raise awareness and promote climate-friendly innovations for sustainable rural transformation in Africa.
    • work towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Niger and West Africa.
    • strengthen and promote leadership and empowerment of African youth, especially women, to contribute to the development of their communities


    We work towards achieving our vision through a cyclical strategy of ; Researching to identify what is pertinent and what

    environmentally sustainable solutions can be proffered ; Advocacy for environmentally friendly actions that equally meets the needs of a population ; Capacity Building for people to understand and acquire the skills needed to lead their own development ;and Sensitization for the population to remain informed, appreciate the conditions they live in and device strategies to improve their conditions.




    The Club adopts a three-arm administrative structure: The advisory board; Coordinators; and Sub committees/members.

    The Advisory team are the highest body that ensures that the activities of the Club falls in line with the broad objectives of the organization. They provide guidance to the Coordinating team on the design and implementation of projects. They as much as possible give a free hand to the Coordinating team running the affairs of the Club. They facilitate the Clubs access to and collaboration with key stakeholders.

    The Coordination team comprises of five coordinators: General Coordinator; Coordinator for Gender and Communication; Finance and Administration Coordinator; Coordinator for research and Planning; and Coordinator for Activities and Projects. This team are responsible for the day-to-day running of the Club. It is headed by the General Coordinator who ensures that the other Coordinators carry-out their duties based on the adopted action plan. He/she leads or delegates other coordinators to lead in lobbying partnerships, design of projects, facilitate the Club’s activities and ensures that members’ concerns are addressed. The Gender and Communications Coordinator is specially headed by a lady. She ensures that females are properly integrated into the Club’s activities. She equally designs activities that aim at empowering girls for social functioning. She is also responsible to communicating the Club’s activities and projects on our social media pages.

    The Finance and Administration Coordinator leads in the mobilization of funds for the proper functioning of the Club. S/he ensures that strategies or activities run by the Club will raise some revenue for Club. S/he ensures the balancing of the Clubs account and implements financial controls. The Research and Planning Coordinator engages in finding out what actions if implemented could impact positively on the image of the Club and its audience. S/he is constantly looking for project opportunities that can advance the Club. S/he collaborates with the Activities and Projects Coordinator. The Activities and Projects Coordinator ensures that S/he advises the coordination team on activities and project opportunities. He studies the opportunities to see if the Club has the capacity to undertake it or if collaborating with other organizations will be feasible.

    The Coordination team seek the advice of the Advisory team anytime they deem it fit. They are however responsible for keeping the Advisory team informed of its activities. In cases were some challenges may be beyond their capacity to solve, they seek the help of the advisory team and finding a sustainable solution.

    The third arm of the administrative structure are the members and sub-committees. They are the first people the Coordinating team are accountable to. They help in the planning and organization of the Club’s activities. They form sub-committees to facilitate the administration of the Club. They have a disciplinary committee that directly receive grievances from members and the coordinating team. They propose sanctions for coordinators and members who act contrary to the Club’s code of conduct. In the case a coordinator acts contrary to the internal regulations of the Club, they sanction they coordinator and if they think it should be escalated to the advisory team, then they do that. They are independent and provides fair hearing to the accused.

    Coordination teams

    First Coordination team: 2018-2020


    Second Coordination team: 2020-2022

    Third Coordination Team: 2022-2023

    Pro-RUWA calls for applications for 2 GIS courses

    1) GIS course for Beginners – in French 2) Advanced GIS – in English/French Both courses are on-site: Daniel Ouezzin Coulibaly University, Dedougou, Burkina Faso.…


    2024/2025 Application for the WAC-SRT/DAAD Scholarships until 15th July 2024

    Notice is hereby given for applications for admission and DAAD Scholarships for the MPhil Development Management and PhD Planning for Sustainable Development Programmes for the…


    Leadership for Africa Programme: Master’s Degree Scholarships in Germany
    DAAD Logo

    The Leadership for Africa (LfA) Scholarship Programme aims to support the academic qualification and advancement of young refugees and national scholars from Benin, Cameroon, Côte…


    Remerciements de Pro-RUWA pour la candidature au cours SIG

    Chers candidats,Nous vous remercions de l'intérêt que vous portez à notre cours de SIG pour débutants en français. Nous avons reçu 186 candidatures. En raison…



    DU 05 AU 07 NOVEMBRE 2024 DAKAR AU SENEGAL Chers universitaires, professionnels et étudiants, Depuis quelques années, le Centre d´Excellence de Gouvernance Locale en Afrique (CEGLA)…


    Pro-RUWA lance un appel à candidatures

    Cours SIG pour débutants - français 25 avril - 13 mai 2024 Pro-RUWA propose un cours "Application des SIG et de la télédétection dans les…


    Unlocking Africa’s Educational Potential: eLearning Africa 2024 in Kigali

    Since its inception in 2005, the eLearning Africa conference and exhibition has stood as a beacon of knowledge and progress in the realm of digital…


    CEMEREM to Select a New Cohort of MSc and MBA Scholars

    We received a substantial number of applications from individuals eager to contribute to the natural resources sector in East Africa, recognising it as a treasure…



    Our Members and Alumni strive for Excellence

    View All   Search for members