Who we Are

Sustainable Environment Development Initiative (SEDI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) registered in Nigeria and fills gaps created in the environment development sector promoting a people centered approach. It has its headquarters in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

SEDI is a volunteer involving organization and is NGO focal point coordinator for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Edo State. SEDI is also a National Working Group Member, Climate Change Network Nigeria. SEDI is a member of Gender and Water Alliance, Netherlands; and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, Switzerland. SEDI is run by a Board of Directors, with an Executive Director, who co-ordinates the running of the organization.

Our Vision

A sustainable environment which meets present and future needs of humanity.

Our Mission
Provide a broad based approach to sustaining the natural and human environment in collaborative partnership with local and international agencies.


Provide comprehensive technical support to management of natural environmental resources.


  • Remove institutional constraints and build capacity
  • Bridge gaps and support partners to meet critical resource needs
  • Promote environment-poverty linkage
  • Social empowerment through community development
  • Increase advocacy about the urgency of a wholesome environment and citizen participation.

Organizational Structure

SEDI has a board of trustees which formulates policy which is implemented by a secretariat headed by an executive director. SEDI is a volunteer involving organization.