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Don advocates tree planting to curb desertification

A don, Dr Tajudeen Amusa, who is of the Department of Forestry Management, University of Ilorin, has called for aggressive tree planting by all...

Afforestation: Communities urged to cooperate, take ownership of projects

Coordinator, Field Officer, National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW), Mrs Habiba Ibrahim, has urged communities in Kano State to continue to cooperate...

Afforestation: NEWMAP establishes 116 hectares of woodlot in Borno

The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has established 116 hectares of woodlot in Borno State as part of measures to contain deforestation. NEWMAP is...

Afforestation: Kebbi begins distribution of 40,000 economic trees

The Kebbi State Government has commenced the distribution of 40,000 economic tree seedlings to the public across the 21 Local Government Areas to improve...

South-East states embark on massive afforestation to curb biodiversity loss

States in the South-South have embarked on various tree planting programmes aimed at afforestation of the geo-political zone in order to combat desertification and...

States, NGOs distribute seedlings for afforestation in North-West

States in the North-West geo-political zone in Nigeria have intensified efforts at checking desert encroachment through their afforestation programmes. A survey conducted in Kaduna, Sokoto,...

Afforestation: Edo to plant 10m tree seedlings in 10yrs

The Edo State Government says it will plant 10 million tree seedlings in the next 10 years to combat desertification in the area. Mr Lucky...

Environmentalist advocates more afforestation activities to curb desertification

An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has called for increased afforestation efforts to address the growing desertification encroachment on farmable lands in the country. Odubote, the...

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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

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