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Food security concerns as climate change threatens wheat production

One of the biggest concerns about climate change is the effect it will have on agriculture. Many studies have suggested that rising temperatures could...

Climate change impacting water security, says World Bank

A new World Bank reports finds that water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could hinder economic growth, spur migration, and spark conflict. The report adds...

Global warming: Food security concerns as Lake Tanganyika’s fish population declines

New research has revealed some alarming insights about the effects of climate change on one of the world’s oldest and largest lakes. A study...

UN sustainability scheme targets female smallholder farmers

Female smallholder farmers are the primary players and beneficiaries of a programme aimed at improving food security in the country. Executive Director, Women Farmers Advancement...

Nigeria not at crossroads over food security, says Gidado

Coordinator of the Open Forum for Biotechnology (OFAB) in Nigeria and an Assistant Director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Dr Rose Gidado,...

How smallholder farmers can food secure Africa

One of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to "End hunger, achieve food security and adequate nutrition for all, and promote sustainable agriculture." Smallholder farmers...

How drought worsens food insecurity in Southern Africa

An estimated 41 million people - 23 per cent - of the 181 million rural population in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are...

GEF/UNDP scheme fosters resilience, tackles food insecurity

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has commenced the implementation of a programme aimed at promoting...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...
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Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7 countries on Thursday, May 26, 2022, commenced a two-day meeting...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and...