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Maiden adaptation confab to place agriculture at centre of climate response priorities

The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), in partnership with the National Climate Change Council (NCCC) of the Government of Nigeria, alongside other partners...

Sri Lanka to estimate damage caused by drought to agriculture

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Agriculture, Mahinda Amaraweera, on Monday, August 7, 2023, instructed the Agriculture and Agrarian Insurance Board to estimate the damage caused...

Botswana to introduce new drought-tolerant rice for modern agriculture

Botswana’s National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI) and African Agriculture PTY LTD (AA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce new...

Katsina seeks AfDB’s support on agriculture, renewable energy

Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State is seeking the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB) to develop the abundant agricultural and renewable energy...

Gender inequalities in agriculture costs world $1trn – FAO

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says gender inequalities in food and agriculture are costing the world over $1 trillion, noting that leveling...

Expert cautions farmers on use of pesticides

The Director, Heinrich Boll Foundation Nigeria, Mr Jochen Luckscheiter, has urged farmers to exercise caution when administering pesticides to crops for healthy living and...

Why journalists must be concerned about impact of climate change on agriculture

Humanity can still stop the worst consequences of climate change, says scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. But time, it...

Africa gets over $50bn support to transform agriculture – AfDB

Africa’s drive to transform its agriculture and become a food basket continues to receive strong global support, with development partners agreeing to commit more...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the world’s highest emissions are collectively failing to explain how the...
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British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional scholars and fellows who recently completed their studies through the...

WaterAid, Cummins to provide Lagos school with WASH facilities

In a bid to improve access to sanitation in Lagos public schools, WaterAid Nigeria has laid the foundation of...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the...

British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional...