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Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Action needed to end deadly clashes between herders, farmers – Guterres

The United Nations stands ready to support efforts to resolve deadly clashes between farmers and nomadic herders in areas of West and Central Africa,...

International Day of the Tropics: Region to host two-thirds of world’s children by 2050

By 2050, the tropical region will host most of the world's people and two-thirds of its children. The UN, which made the disclosure on Friday,...

Stakeholders told to promote low-carbon growth initiatives to address environmental challenges

Environmental and health experts have urged stakeholders to promote low-carbon growth initiatives to solve environmental problems, decrease climate change risks and impacts on ecosystems...

Ethiopian dam endangers Kenya’s Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana National Parks in Kenya was placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at UNESCO’s World...

Stakeholders urge stiffer penalties against environmental offenders

Stakeholders have called for stiffer sanctions against defaulters of environmental laws to prevent practices that pose danger to the environment. The stakeholders made the call...

Jibril to GEF Assembly: How Nigeria is caring for the environment

From the clean-up of oil spill in Ogoniland in the polluted and restive Niger Delta region to the implementation of the Great Green Wall...

Côte d’Ivoire resolves to ratify Minamata Convention, ban lead paint

Côte d'Ivoire has restated its commitment to ratifying the Minamata Convention to deal with the negative effects of mercury on health and the environment....

AfDB, NIRSAL, IITA begin scheme to increase food production

The African Development Bank (AfDB), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Thursday, June 28, 2018...

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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...