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Environmental literacy: Youth engagement as panacea to climate change

David Terungwa

  The fundamental role of public education in responding to the numerous environmental challenges that are threatening the entire planet continues to task global leaders, environmentalists, academic institutions, including development experts on the need to accelerate mitigation and adaptation mechanisms through sustained and enlightened citizenry. In this interview with Etta Michael Bisong, the executive director of the Global Initiative for Food Security and ...

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Climate change: NGO charges religious, traditional institutions on effective awareness

David Terungwa

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), an NGO, has urged traditional and religious leaders to join in creating effective awareness on impact of climate change in the country. David Terungwa Mr David Terungwa, Executive Director of the NGO, made the call at a book launch and capacity building in schools on climate change on Thursday, November ...

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Groups train 100 Benue IDPs on solar energy

IDPs Camp Solar

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) in partnership with Eunice Spring of Life Foundation (ESLF) has sensitised more than 100 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) on solar energy in Benue State. Solar panels on the roofs of households in an IDPs camp Addressing the participants, on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Unkpiam IDPs Camp, Guma LG, the ...

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Earth Day: GEF-SGP, GIFSEP launch Trees for School Initiative in Abuja

Trees for Schools Initiative

No fewer than 1,000 trees will be planted in 77 schools across Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory as part of efforts to fight climate change and protect the earth. Participants at the at the launch of the Trees for Schools Initiative This announcement was made known by David Michael Terungwa, the Executive Director of Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem ...

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UNDP-GEF programme, GIFSEP launch 100 waste recycling stations in 25 schools in Abuja

UNDP-GEF GIFSEP

The United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Nigeria is supporting the Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), a non-profit organisation focused on building climate resilience, to launch 100 waste recycling stations across secondary schools in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mrs. Orisadipe Mercy, the Eco Club Matron Speaking at the ...

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World Wetland Day: NGO calls for strong sensitisation on wetland destruction

wetland

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) has called on government and other relevant stakeholders for strong sensitisation to protect and restore wetland communities from destruction. A wetland community Mr David Terungwa, Executive Director, GIFSEP, said this while commemorating the World Wetland Day on Tuesday, January 2, 2021 in Abuja. Terungwa said that the world celebrates World ...

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Govt urged to stop issuing coal mining licenses

Global Day of Climate Action

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s Environment sector on Friday, September 25, 2020 called on the Federal Government to stop further issuance of coal mining licenses to mining companies. L-R: Executive Director, Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), David Michael; Jiata Ekele Ugwah of the Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet); and Programme Officer, CSDevNet, Pius Oko Mr. David Michael, ...

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GEF, GIFSEP power Abuja school hostels with solar

GEF GIFSEP

The Global initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) with support of Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP Nigeria) has provided solar panels to supply electricity to boys and girls hostels in Government Secondary School (GSS), Yaba in Abaji Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Students of Government Secondary School (GSS), Yaba in Abaji Area Council with the ...

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NGO provides solar kits, fuelwood efficient stoves to IDPs camp

IDPs Camp Solar

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) with support from the Policy Centre for the New South in Morocco has provided solar lights to 500 households in an internally displaced persons camp (IDPs Camp) in Maiduguri, Borno State. Solar panels on the roofs of households in the IDPs camp According to the Executive Director of GIFSEP, David ...

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COVID-19: Group clamours planting of gardens, trees to combat food shortage

Joseph Katushabe

Alarmed by a potential rise in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic that could push millions of people into hunger, a not-for-profit based in Abuja is urging the citizenry to establish home gardens and plant tress to mitigate the impact of food shortages during and after the crisis. Farmer attending to his tomato garden. Photo credit: Hope Mafaranga According to ...

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