Olumide Idowu

Olumide IDOWU is a climate change activist from Nigeria. He promotes environmental awareness and a balanced approach to the growth and protection of the environment. He is as concerned about development as he is about climate change and environmental protection. His conservation work is spread over a variety of venues. He has been actively involved in climate change activism for the past 12 years and is strategically positioned to engage both younger and older generations through his active engagement in climate change organizations and social media, where he is known as’ Mr. Climate.’

Olumide IDOWU is a co-founder of the International Climate Change Development Initiative, a non-governmental organisation that aims to produce climate-smart generations throughout Africa while also tackling development disparities. He also serves as the UNDP Small Grants Program’s Youth Focal Point in Nigeria, as well as the Youth Lead Author of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO6) and the Executive Coordinator of the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change. He is a former Atlas Corps Fellow and an alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in the United States.