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NCF seeks stakeholders’ collaboration against forest degradation in Anambra

Awka, capital of Anambra State

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Thursday, July 22, 2021 called on communities and stakeholders to collaborate to curb deforestation and forest degradation in Anambra State and Nigeria as a whole. Awka, capital of Anambra State Its Director-General, Mr Muktari Aminu-Kano, made the call at a two-day Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan Workshop in Awka, the state capital. The workshop is ...

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REDD+: Nigeria to review FCPF readiness preparation mission

Moses Ama

Through the entire week commencing from Monday, May 22 2017, Nigeria’s national efforts towards REDD+ Readiness enters into a fresh phase as proponents intensify the initiative, this time under the support of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). REDD+ stands for countries’ efforts to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation, and foster conservation, sustainable management of forests, and enhancement of forest carbon stocks. The ...

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Abuja, Calabar validation forums set stage for fresh REDD+ phase

Governor Ben Ayade

Two separate validation workshops held recently within two weeks in Abuja, the federal capital city, and Calabar, the capital city of Cross River State, have set the stage for a somewhat vital next-phase for the UN-REDD Programme in Nigeria. While the Abuja forum entailed a national authentication of the draft REDD+ document, the Calabar workshop focused essentially on state-related issues, ...

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Amina Mohammed: How Nigeria intends to save its forests


Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina J. Mohammed, on the occasion of the 2016 International Day of Forests in Abuja on Monday (March 21), stresses that forests are key to the planet’s supply of fresh water which is essential to life. She laments the alarming rate of deforestation and forest degradation arising from intensive logging for timber and fuelwood extraction, even ...

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