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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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Trees From Art: Mercedes-Benz partners Solution17, Lagos to protect environment

Solution17 for Climate Action, in partnership with the Lagos State Government, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in...
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Commission trains youths on waste management in Adamawa, Gombe

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), in collaboration with the Adamawa and Gombe State Governments, has begun training for...

Health expert urges Lagos to provide safe water for residents

A former Chairman, Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Dr Tunji Akintade, has appealed to the Lagos State...

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Trees From Art: Mercedes-Benz partners Solution17, Lagos to protect environment

Solution17 for Climate Action, in partnership with the Lagos...

Commission trains youths on waste management in Adamawa, Gombe

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), in collaboration with...