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Buhari’s double-barrelled mission to Scotland to attract trillion-dollar investments

Buhari COP26

In a week of Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, Scotland in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari also used the opportunity to voice his deep-rooted desires to boost Nigeria’s National Infrastructure Stock. President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari made his feelings known in Glasgow at the COP26 high-level side event on improving global infrastructure hosted by President Joe Biden of the United ...

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Zamfara to plant one million trees to tackle desertification

Bello Matawalle

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has announced, on the margins of the ongoing COP26 holding in Glasgow, UK, that his government will plant one million trees to fight desertification. Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State Matawalle gave the indication on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the global conference, when he hosted the Zamfara State side event, at the ongoing ...

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Thousands march in Glasgow, as demonstrations take place worldwide

COP26 March

Around 300 simultaneous events took place on Saturday, November 6, 2021 as part of a “Global Day of Action for Climate Justice“ – with a march through Glasgow attracting thousands of people, despite driving rain and winds. COP26 march People from across the world attended the Glasgow demonstrations – which included a march through the city and a number of ...

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UK leads 45 govts in new pledges to protect nature, keep 1.5 alive

Climate Ambition Summit

Forty-five governments, led by the UK, on Saturday, November 6, 2021, in Glasgow pledged urgent action and investment to protect nature and shift to more sustainable ways of farming at the COP26 Nature and Land-Use Day. British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: Freddi Mitchell / No 10 Downing Street Approximately one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, ...

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AfDB, AUC, UNECA pledge more resources to improve land governance in Africa

UNECA

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Thursday, November 4, 2021 pledged to work more closely with governments to beef up land governance systems. Participants at the physical gathering in Kigali In a joint declaration at the end of the 2021 Conference on Land Policy in Africa, the ...

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COP26: Nature Tribunal hears false climate change solution, Amazon cases

Amazon rainforest

The false solutions to the climate change crisis case hearing at the 5th International Rights of Nature Tribunal took place on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, in Glasgow, alongside the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26). Due to COVID and traveling restrictions, the Tribunal was a hybrid event – online through zoom and in person at the Auditorium of Strathclyde ...

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We’re hopeful Mr. President will assent to Climate Change Bill – Ekweremadu

Ike Ekweremadu

In a brief encounter with EnviroNews at COP26 in Glasgow on Friday, November 5, 2021, Ike Ekweremadu, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, expressed optimism that, having been passed by the legislative chambers, President Muhammadu Buhari would give his consent to the Climate Change Bill Ike Ekweremadu What are you taking away from this summit? I think the greatest take away ...

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Young people demand action to protect their futures at COP26

Youth Climate Incubation Hub

Young climate leaders came together in Glasgow on Friday, November 5, 2021 with negotiators, officials and ministers from across the world, making their voices heard and demanding the action needed to prevent catastrophic climate change in our lifetimes. Young Nigerians: Participants at the Youth Climate Incubation Hub in Owerri, Imo State Events across COP26 focused on harnessing the expertise of ...

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Congo hosts Abidjan Convention’s COP13 in December

Abou Bamba

The third meeting of the Bureau of the COP12 of the Abidjan Convention has announced that the 13th COP will be held from December 13 to 17, 2021 in Pointe Noire, Congo, still under the theme “Ocean governance for sustainable development of the countries of the Abidjan Convention”. Abou Bamba, Executive Secretary, Abidjan Convention It was during a virtual meeting ...

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10 African entrepreneurs bag AfDB’s YouthADAPT Award at COP26

African Development Bank (AfDB)

Ten African youth entrepreneurs, including three Nigerians, will receive as much as $100,000 each to scale up their businesses. The announcement was made at a side-event organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB) The announcement was made on Friday, November 5, 2021 by Anthony Nyong, Director of Climate Change and Green Growth, African Development Bank (AfDB), during a side event ...

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