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Monthly Archives: October, 2019

Biosafety agency warns importers of GM grains to abide by law

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has warned all seed and grain importers to abide by the biosafety laws guiding importation of Genetically Modified (GM) grains...

Ogun plans waste management reforms for cleaner environment

The Ogun State Government, on Thursday, October 31, 2019 announced plans to launch a “clean-up” initiative, as part of efforts to maintain hygienic environment in the...

More reactions trail suspension of COP25 in Chile

The decision by the Chilean government on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 to back out of hosting the 25th UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) scheduled for December...

EU members on course for 2020 greenhouse gas emission target

The EU is on course to achieve its 2020 target of reducing greenhouse gases by one fifth, amid slight cuts in emissions in 2018, the bloc’s...

Youth, women, smallholders join global cry for climate justice, landscape restoration

The stirring lyrics of We Shall Overcome became the battle hymn of Global Landscapes Forum Accra 2019 as smallholder producers, women, youth and academics rose up to call...

Africa to push for dental amalgam phase out at Minamata Convention COP3

The African region has put its weight behind a proposal that seeks an amendment to Annex A to the Minamata Convention on Mercury by moving dental...

No COP in Chile: Matters arising – Bassey

In a short statement dated Wednesday, October 30, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, notified the world...

Nigerian, Damilola Ogunbiyi, emerges new CEO of SEforALL

The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) has said that Damilola Ogunbiyi, current Managing Director of the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency (REA), has been selected as the organisation’s new Chief...

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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...