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Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Green Climate Fund urged to prioritise grassroots, women, youth-led strategies

The Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) recently convened a Summit on Women and Climate in Bali, Indonesia.  In a letter to the Green Climate Fund...

Stakeholders applaud Biosafety Bill at Senate hearing

A bill for an act to establish the National Biosafety Management Agency appeared to scale a major hurdle last week in Abuja, where it...

Syngenta sued for $1bn over China’s rejection of GM corn

US corn prices plummeted as China rejected all shipments containing traces of Syngenta's MIR162. Farmers from five major corn growing states have filed three...

‘How BT cotton will transform Nigeria’s economy’

H.A. Kwajaffa, Chairman of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), in a memorandum submitted to the Senate last week in Abuja during a...

COP11: African Lion, Polar Bear, others require strict protection

The 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CMS COP11) to the UNEP Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals...

World Food Day 2014: Family farmers key to alleviating global hunger – FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has recognised family farmers as central to solving global hunger and malnutrition. According to FAO,...

‘Smallholder farmers are key to sustainable management of world’s natural resources’

Smallholder farmers throughout the world play a key role in maintaining natural resources through the use of sustainable practices, and can significantly contribute the...

Negotiations towards new climate agreement resume in Bonn

The final round of formal negotiations before the UN climate convention conference in Lima, Peru takes place next week in the German city of...

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Petroleum varsity centre calls for partnership on climate change goals

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources - Centre for Sustainable Development (FUPRE-CSD) has called for more stakeholders’ partnership and...
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NESREA, SRADEv call for responsible battery recycling

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and Sustainable Research and Action for Sustainable Environment (SRADev) have...

30 Lagos youths learn how to recycle glass

An entrepreneur, Mr Hammed Rauf, has trained 30 youths on glass recycling in Lagos. Rauf, the Chief Executive Director, Hamruf...

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Petroleum varsity centre calls for partnership on climate change goals

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources - Centre for...

NESREA, SRADEv call for responsible battery recycling

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)...
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