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Govt constructed 12 dams in 2021, says minister

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it constructed 12 dams and developed  96,000 hectares of irrigated land as of 2021 through the Federal Ministry...

NEMA calls for efficient use of dams to curtail floods

The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Mohammadu Muhammed, has called for the proper utilisation of the nation’s dams to curtail flooding...

Zimbabwe in record-breaking dam levels after recent downpours

Zimbabwe has registered record-breaking dam levels after gaining an average of 56.9 per cent this rainy season, state media reported Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Zimbabwe...

Ministry warns against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in dams

Director, Dams and Reservoir Operations in the Ministry of Water Resources, Mr Danjuma Madaki, has warned Nigerians to stop dumping refuse in dams across...

Sokoto to construct three new dams to curb flooding

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says his administration is set to construct three new dams in the areas worst hit by the flood,...

African dams intensify malaria transmission, says study

The study finds that the construction of an expected 78 major new dams in sub-Saharan Africa over the next few years will lead to...

Climate change, food security: African Water Facility supports new Zambia dams

The African Development Bank has approved a African Water Facility (AWF) grant of €950,000 to support a project to help the Government of Zambia...

Warawa Dam collapses, communities submerged in Kano

Numerous communities in Kano State in Nigeria have been submerged following the collapse of the Warawa Dam. The dam is one of the 120 earth...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...