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Leaders at COP27 launch alliance to get ahead of future drought impacts

Leaders from over 25 countries and 20 organisations on Monday, November 7, 2022, launched the International Drought Resilience Alliance to accelerate action and help countries to...

Ibrahim Thiaw to act as UN shops for new UNFCCC secretary

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Ibrahim Thiaw, will act as the head of the United Nations Framework Convention...

Desertification Day: Leaders call for urgent action to boost drought resilience

In the face of growing impacts of drought exacerbated by land degradation and climate change, countries and communities must take action now to build...

IPCC report: UNCCD, PACJA express concerns over land, warming

The Working Group 1 assessment report released on Monday, August 9, 2021, by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has continued to attract...

GEF, UN conventions align for a green, inclusive, resilient recovery

The heads of five international environmental conventions – on climate change, biodiversity, desertification, chemical pollutants, and mercury – joined the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF)...

UNCCD committee reviews progress, funding for achieving land degradation neutrality

Despite taking place online “for reasons that we would have preferred to avoid,” as Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw noted, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification’s...

Tina Birmpili appointed as Deputy Executive Secretary of UNCCD

The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Ibrahim Thiaw, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 announced the appointment of Tina...

Design competition launched for Land Degradation Neutrality’s land use planning software

An international technology competition to design software that can support well-informed land use decisions was launched on Monday, July 20, 2020 by the Group on...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) registered 244 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever in 16 states...
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General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

As candidates intensify campaign for various elective positions in the build up to 2023 general elections in Nigeria, concern...

Stakeholders address REDD+, say carbon credit market won’t solve climate crisis

On Monday, January 30, 2023,, 49 buyers, project developers, industry bodies, ratings and data providers, investors, restoration and conservation...

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Nigeria records 244 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states and FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC)...

General elections: Whither climate change in their manifestos?

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