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Monthly Archives: July, 2020

ABP: NIRSAL structures FCT farmers into 16 Agro Geo-Cooperatives

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System (NIRSAL) said it had structured Federal Capital Territory (FCT) farmers into 16 established Agro Geo-Cooperatives (AGCs) for the...

Six bison calves born in ‘European Serengeti’

A reserve of large herbivores, also known as the European Serengeti, in 2020 recorded what is said to be the highest increases in bison...

Journalists urged on Covid-19 challenges as PACJA launches 2020 ACCER Awards

The Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) has launched the 2020 African Climate Change and Environment Reporting (ACCER) Awards with a call for journalists to...

Nigeria: Agriculture and nation building

For a country to be ideally independent, it must be self-sufficient. When a country has difficulty in producing what it consumes, then there is...

U.S. surpasses 150,000 coronavirus deaths

Coronavirus deaths in the United States topped 150,000 on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 amid a surge in cases across the country, according to a...

Why it’s necessary to involve public in revision of Nigeria’s climate action plan – Okereke

Nigeria started the process of revising her Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in March 2020 year and is due to conclude the exercise in November....

Nigeria, UN, others launch projects to fight trafficking in persons

On the eve of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the International Organisation for...

How COVID-19 is affecting progress on gender equality

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the UN General Assembly held a virtual multi-stakeholder hearing titled, “Accelerating the Realisation of Gender Equality and the Empowerment...

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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...