Olumide Idowu

Nigeria Country Manager

Olumide Idowu is an entrepreneur, environmentalist and activist who has successfully led grassroots campaigns in over 42 African countries with over ten years’ experience in the non-profit sector and specialized in practical issues associated with Climate Change, Open Data and development policies as it affects rural communities. He is the Co-Founder of Climate Wednesday an initiative of International Climate Change Development Initiatives, leading the development and implementation of the overall organization’s strategy with responsibilities of creating, communicating, and implementing the organization’s vision, mission and overall directions.

He seats on the continental team of the largest Youth movement in Africa: The African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC) managing communications with over 65,000 young people to share best practices and leading campaigns using technology tools in shaping the agenda 2063 and agenda 2030. Presently he’s working on a mobile app for citizen reporting on Waste Management and Disaster Risk reduction.

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