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ACCARD launches tree planting exercise at Effurun petroleum varsity

ACCARD

A non-governmental organisation, the African Centre for Climate Actions and Rural Development (ACCARD), on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 commenced the PAD Projects (P: Plant a tree, A: Adopt a tree, D: Donate a tree) at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) in Delta State as part of the Green Niger Delta Initiative launched on June 25, 2021, which ...

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Youth Day: Stakeholders explore just transition for green jobs amid climate challenges

Young climate change actors

The Intergenerational Equity and Innovation (Youth) thematic group of the Nigeria Civil Society Framework on Paris Agreement and the SGDs (NCSFPAS) anchored by Connected Advocacy for Empowerment and Youth Development Initiative on Thursday August 19, 2021 engaged stakeholders in a workshop to discuss “The Role of Intergenerational Equity and Innovation in Achieving the Paris Agreement for Sustainable Livelihood and Decent ...

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World Water Day: Why Nigeria must value water in order to catch the rain

Dr Ibrahim Choji

This year as we fete and retell the value of water, we need to remember the difference – this is the second World Water Day amidst a climate-related pandemic. Dr Ibrahim Choji, Chair, Board of Trustees, Climate & Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) It behoves on us to do everything that we deem needful: Increase water availability by harvesting every drop ...

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Group tasks govt, private sector on climate-resilient economy

Dr Ibrahim Choji

A non-governmental organisation, Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet),  has called on government at all levels and the private sector to lay strong foundations for a climate-resilient economy for Nigeria. Dr Ibrahim Choji, Chair, Board of Trustees, Climate & Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) Dr Ibrahim Choji, Chairman, Board of Trustees, CSDevNet, made the call in an interview while ...

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CSOs list ways to combat climate change, curb disaster risk

CSDevNet NCSFPAS

Nigerian Civil Society Framework on Paris Agreement and SDGs (NCSFPAS) and Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) in collaboration with other stakeholders in the South West region met on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at a workshop in Ibadan, Oyo State, to review the Post-COP activities in order to assess how well the outcomes of the COP25 has been implemented. Some ...

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CSDevNet, Ekwueme varsity sign MoU on Paris Agreement

Alex Ekwueme Federal University

The Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Alex Ekwueme Federal University (AEFUNAI), Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo. Vice-Chancellor, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI), Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba Mr Pius Oko, Project Officer, CSDevNet, made this known in a statement on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 in Abuja after the signing ceremony. The MoU establishes a framework ...

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Govt urged to stop issuing coal mining licenses

Global Day of Climate Action

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s Environment sector on Friday, September 25, 2020 called on the Federal Government to stop further issuance of coal mining licenses to mining companies. L-R: Executive Director, Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), David Michael; Jiata Ekele Ugwah of the Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet); and Programme Officer, CSDevNet, Pius Oko Mr. David Michael, ...

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Group initiates street campaign, radio community engagement to curb Covid-19 spread

CSDevNet

Following evolving evidence on the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19), numbers crossed grim thresholds in June 2020, with cases passing 10 million globally and deaths topping 500,000. A Covid-19 street campaign The World Health Organisation (WHO) provided recommendations for the wearing of face masks, where there is ongoing widespread transmission and physical distancing is difficult such as in public transport, markets, ...

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COVID-19: Groups train women, PWDs, youths on facemask, hand sanitiser production

Facemask Production Training

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in partnership with Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) and SDGs Thursday through the VSO – Nigeria National Youth Engagement Network (NYEN) have embarked on the training of 162 vulnerable women, families, persons living with​ disabilities (PWDs) and youths on production​ of facemasks and hand sanitisers. Women and girls during the facemask training session in Dukpa ...

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CSOs advocate ‘green recovery’ out of COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus

A network of civil society organisations (CSOs) has called for a “Green Recovery Deal” out of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Coronavirus The CSOs made the call in a statement issued by Mr Pius Oko, the Project Officer, Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) Abuja on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The network is made up of groups operating under the aegis of CSDevNet, ...

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