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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...

EJN’s virtual journalism fellows to UNCCD COP15 showcase articles on desertification, land use

As part of the Internews’ Earth Journalism Network’s (EJN's) first wholly remote fellowship opportunity, 10 fellows from across the African continent spent two weeks...

Govt scales up tree planting to fight desertification, climate change – Ikeazor

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that it will scale up economic tree planting campaign to fight desertification, control climate change and provide...

Climate change, desertification fuelling insecurity in North East – Don

An academic don, Prof. Usman Tar, has identified climate change and desertification as the major factors threatening food production and security in the North-East...

Great Green Wall agency trains personnel to combat desertification, climate change

The National Agency for Great Green Wall (NAGGW) programme says it has begun training of personnel to combat desertification and land degradation in the...

Zamfara to plant one million trees to tackle desertification

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has announced, on the margins of the ongoing COP26 holding in Glasgow, UK, that his government will plant...

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...

10m tree seedlings planted in North-East Nigeria in two years

No less than 10 million tree seedlings were planted by state governments in the North-East region, to enhance afforestation and check desert encroachment in...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...