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Monthly Archives: October, 2018

Nigeria to raise fresh N50bn green bond

Following the successful issuance of its first Sovereign Green Bond, Nigeria has embarked on a follow up scheme for 2018/2019. The initial issuance, which enabled...

14m ha of land need restoration in Nigeria, others – Study

A report on the state of the environment and socio-economic conditions in fragile ecosystems reveals the extent of land degradation in dryland Africa and...

World Cities Day: Highlighting need for cities’ resilience to risks

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Maimunah Mohd Sharif, in a message to commemorate the 2018 World Cities Day...

Volvo Environment Prize 2018 awardee tags Lagos ‘environmental nightmare’

A leading expert and thought leader on urbanisation and sustainability, Xuemei Bai, has painted a grim picture of the spatial status of Lagos, Nigeria’s...

Web-based tools to manage wastewater, faecal sludge launched

The India-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has launched two web-based tools and platforms to help cities and individuals plan their sanitation interventions...

Nigeria’s newest eco houses made from plastic

With 18 billion pounds of plastic filling the oceans each year, this may seem like the last material you’d want to build an eco-house...

AfDB moves to boost climate risk financing, insurance for African countries

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience...

Biotechnology promises efficiency in delivery for women farmers – CSIR-STEPRI director

In developing and middle-income countries including Ghana, women generally make up almost half of the farming population. And, according to the United Nations Development...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...