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Images: Conservation International seeks collaboration with government

A delegation of Conservation International (CI), an American nonprofit environmental organisation, and HURIDAC, a Nigerian non-governmental organisation, on Monday, August 14, 2017 visited the Federal Ministry of Environment in Abuja, the federal capital city. Delegates were received by the Environment Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril.

According to CI, it desires to collaborate with the Ministry on environmental development and related aspects.

Environment Ministry
The Minister informed the delegation on efforts towards effective management of the nation’s seven National Parks. He also spoke about the ongoing efforts in restoration of the ecosystem of the Niger Delta through the Clean-Up Campaign and empowering the youth
Ministry of Environment
Hajia Amina Salihu, Chair, Board of Trustees (BOT) of HURIDAC, shed some light on the organisation’s partnership with Conservation International on human rights as well as conservation and development issues
Ministry of Environment
Mike Onyeka, Senior Vice-President, Africa, Conservation International, expressed appreciation and acknowledged strong political will for conservation in Nigeria
Ministry of Environment
The delegation explored partnership opportunities to strengthen ongoing conservation efforts by the Federal Government
Ministry of Environment
The visit ended with agreed next-steps, putting environmental development at the core of future partnership

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