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Nigeria losing billions by not tapping opportunities in forest sector – Don

 A university don, Prof. Tope Ajayi, has said forestry has the potential of helping to create dependable economic fortunes for the Federal Government and...

Carrying forward the Olympic spirit to care for our forests

Ahead of the XV World Forestry Congress in Seoul, Republic of Korea, whereby forestry specialists and policymakers will come together to make decisions about...

Lack of funds, boundary disputes hinder forest reserves protection – Expert

Head, Forestry and Wildlife Department, Anambra State Ministry of Environment, Mrs Onyinye Achugamonye, has identified lack of funds and boundary disputes as challenges of...

Private forestry sector looks forward to the issuance of FLEGT licences in Ghana

Ghana’s private forestry sector has been operating for about 130 years now and is a major revenue generator for the country. But in the...

Angola to produce 600,000 cubic metres of timber annually

Angola’s forestry potential is estimated at 70 million hectares, which allows it to produce 600,000 cubic metres of timber annually. Angola’s Minister of State for...

New forest policy will help preserve Nigeria’s ecosystems, says minister

Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar, has said that the new National Forest Policy (NFP) recently approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC)...

Deforestation: Fresh calls for shift to non-timber produce exploitation

Stakeholders are calling for a gradual shift of focus from timber exploitation to non-timber produce, in the light of widespread deforestation being perpetrated through...

Ogun clamours fresh forest reserves in South West region

The Ogun State Government is canvassing for the establishment of more forest reserves in the South West geo-political zone with the conviction that the...

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Three insurers distance themselves from controversial EACOP project

Insurance providers Argo Group and Axis Capital, both Lloyd’s of London members, and RSA Insurance Group Limited, a leading...
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Policymakers review analysis for green recovery and transition in Nigeria’s agriculture, energy sectors

Researchers and high-level representatives from relevant ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, convened for a...

UNEP marks five years anniversary of Minamata Convention on Mercury

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has marked five years since the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force. UNEP,...

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Three insurers distance themselves from controversial EACOP project

Insurance providers Argo Group and Axis Capital, both Lloyd’s...

Policymakers review analysis for green recovery and transition in Nigeria’s agriculture, energy sectors

Researchers and high-level representatives from relevant ministries, departments and...