Odudu-Abasi Asuquo

Partner, Africa

Odudu-Abasi Asuquo is a civil engineer cum climate and environmental justice activist from the Niger Delta with over 9 years of experience. She is the co-founder and CEO of Paperazi; an ecological company dedicated to reducing the use of single-use plastic bags by manufacturing eco-friendly biodegradable shopping bags of all sizes from recycled paper, because of her passion for environmental and climate justice she actively volunteers for many environmental conservation NGOs such as  Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE) Africa among others. She is a pioneer member of the Nigerian Youth Climate Hub where she actively contributes ideas towards policy-making on climate change mitigation processes. She serves as a Board Member of Green Restore Initiative an environmentally Friendly startup that uses technology to mitigate and check the illegal logging of trees in Nigeria. OduduAbasi is also a certified Climate Change educator by the World Climate School. She mentors young people especially girls teaching them soft skills and training courses on climate change and its environmental impacts.

She currently works at Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) where she serves as the Administrative Assistant of Oilwatch Africa. This network builds solidarity and promotes resilience in peoples seeking to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction on the continent.