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Groups address barriers restricting women’s access to climate finance

Centre for 21st Century Issues

Women’s limited or lack of capacity to engage climate finance and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) processes were among numerous issues addressed at a series of sessions held recently in Lagos and Rivers states. L-R: Executive Director, Centre for 21st Century Issues, Ms. Titi Akosa; Director, Department of Climate Change & Environmental Planning, Lagos State Ministry of the Environment & ...

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Climate change: Can Africa feed Africa?

The African continent, regarded as one of the most vulnerable regions to the impact of climate change, has taken up a campaign to utilise climate knowledge to transform agricultural production systems in order to sustainably feed herself and improve the people’s socio-economic wellbeing. Consequently, key stakeholders will gather next week for three days from Wednesday at the fourth edition of ...

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Partnership enhances climate adaptation with eco-stoves in Delta communities

A host of rural community dwellers in Delta State is benefitting from an initiative designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, save time and money spent on firewood, curb respiratory diseases and enhance the education of the girl-child. A collaboration involving the Climate Change Department of the Delta State Ministry of Environment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ecobank is ...

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Climate change and violence against women, girls

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day celebration, “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women,” signals the urgency to take concrete actions to monitor and address the drivers of violence against women and girls in Nigeria. Apart from HIV/AIDS and social cultural norms that tend to permit violent behavior, the devastating impact of ...

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