(CSDEA) is an independent organization that seeks to address the challenges of violence, poor governance and health that are making sustainable development elusive in Africa.

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Our Vision

The vision of the CSDEA is to propose and promote creative and new approaches towards ensuring sustainable development in Africa.

Our Mission​

The CSDEA advocates transformational policies that lead to peacebuilding, environment sustainability and good governance through advocacy, capacity development, reflective dialogue and research. The CSDEA  also embraces a multi-stakeholder approach while networking with organizations that share similar values at the local, sub-regional, continental and global levels.


Our team is a blend of experts from several disciplines working together to provide the technical support needed

Arziki Sawa

Acting Executive Director/Program Adviser

Dr. Elenie Opffer

Senior Program Adviser

Paul Ochigbo Ekpe

Program Coordinator

Patience Samson

Program Officer

Emeka Stanley Nnaji

Program and Administrative Officer

Christian Ogbodo

Program Assistant

Chinyere Mavis Udochukwu

Program Officer

Nancy Ekpon

Resource Mobilization Officer