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Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Nigeria to develop GCF funding proposal, third climate communication

After preparing and submitting its First (FNC) and Second National Communications (SNC) to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in...

GMOs: Science, food and public interest

Should science not be to the advantage of society? Does science always serve the public interest? Nnimmo Bassey, director of Health of Mother Earth...

What Nigeria needs to curb child malnutrition, by expert

Nigeria needs some $912 million to tackle the scourge of child malnutrition, which is presently ravaging the country. Dr. Chris Osa Isokpunwu of the Federal...

Radio Report: Government urged to expedite action on Disaster Risk Reduction policy

Experts on environmental issues have urged the Federal Government to expedite action for immediate implementation of a policy on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). They spoke...

UNTH, UITH approved as sites for surveillance of rotavirus disease

The Federal Government has approved Ilorin and Enugu University Teaching Hospitals as special sentinel sites for surveillance of Rotavirus Diarrhea disease and Pediatric Bacterial...

BRS Conventions: Nigeria clamours road map to actualise science-policy interface

Nigeria has underscored the need for the proposed actions for strengthening the Science-Policy Interface in the BRS Conventions. At a side event held on Tuesday,...

Manual seeks to mainstream gender in climate action

The UN Women, with support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), has launched a new guidebook to help practitioners mainstream gender into climate change...

IPCC meets to draft Sixth Assessment Report outline

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will hold a scoping meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on from Monday May 1 to Friday, May...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...