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COP28: UK commits £7.4m additional funding to AfDB’s Disaster Risk Financing Programme

The United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has announced nearly $10 million in additional funding to the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) programme assisting...

UK commits £100m to vulnerable countries tackling climate change

The UK Government has made commitments to help vulnerable countries strengthen their resilience to the increasingly frequent and severe effects of climate change at...

Extreme heat, temperatures increasingly likely in UK – Climate experts

Experts have said extreme heat and temperatures of more than 40 degrees centigrade were becoming increasingly likely in the UK due to climate change...

UK minister commits to supporting green finance across Africa

The UK Minister of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell, has committed to supporting the delivery of green finance across Africa at the African...

UK programme to enable Nigerian farmers increase yields, improve environment

Since 2021, the UK Government’s LINKS programme implemented by Tetra Tech International Development has been piloting a couple of climate smart farming initiatives, helping farmers...

UK ivory ban to be extended to five new species

The UK government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is to extend its ban on the import and trade of elephant ivory...

Nigeria to benefit from UK’s new vision of partnerships to reduce poverty, promote prosperity

In his first major speech since taking office last autumn, the United Kingdom’s International Development Minister, Andrew Mitchell, set out a new vision to...

World’s largest-of-its-kind power line to deliver clean power to 1.8m UK homes

The world’s largest multi-use electricity power line will be built under the North Sea, boosting UK energy supplies with enough to power 1.8 million...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the world’s highest emissions are collectively failing to explain how the...
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British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional scholars and fellows who recently completed their studies through the...

WaterAid, Cummins to provide Lagos school with WASH facilities

In a bid to improve access to sanitation in Lagos public schools, WaterAid Nigeria has laid the foundation of...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the...

British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional...