Uche Isieke

Uche Isieke is an advocate for rural resilience and inclusion. He is quite passionate about the rural people, their environment, and social and  economic well-being. He is a young development professional with over 5 years experience and has impacted many rural communities through his various  initiatives targeted at the poor and marginalized groups.  Uche is the Executive Director of Rural Watch  African Initiative (RUWAI), a nonprofit committed to strengthening the production and protective resilience of vulnerable rural communities facing poverty, ecological and economic breakdown due to extreme weather events and human errors, for the effective restoration and management of natural resources, for food, water, energy and income opportunities which are important tools in mitigating climate change.

Uche’s core interest is on building agroecological systems, sustainable agriculture land management for food security, livelihoods strategy for self-sufficiency, as well as inspiring young ones to lead in climate action. For more about Uche click the link:https://ucheisieke.blogspot.com/2019/11/about-uche-isieke.html

schoolchildren planting trees

Creating A Community Of Change Agents-through the climate action lens

While it may take a community to make a change, it is possible for a single person to change a community. Might you be that person?

May 4, 2023

Seed to Wealth

Seed to Wealth

The Rural Watch Africa Initiative (RUWAI) Seed To Wealth program is helping rural farmers in Nigeria to achieve sustainable income for livelihoods.

June 21, 2022

Veonica Isieke

How my late grandmother, Veronica Isieke, defended the rights of rural women to own land and feed families

Growing under the watch of a focused, fearless, and nature-friendly grandmother contributed largely to my love for nature and belief that women have a right that should be preserved and respected.

March 10, 2021

oka elders

Telling the Story of the Digitize my Community Initiative

With the social media tool in our hands, we can transform, build resilience and achieve sustainable development for our various communities. 

January 22, 2021

Rural Africa Watch Initiative workshop

Creating the Passion to Achieve Rural Resilience

I grew up seeing the very ingenious and efficient means by which our most valued resource, the natural ecosystem, can be replicated to meet human needs without altering its capacity and propensity to meet the needs of the oncoming generations.

September 8, 2020