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GWP: Nigeria gets new chair, West Africa seeks one

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A General Assembly of partners to the Global Water Partnership (GWP) – Nigeria held recently in Abuja saw the emergence of Moses Beckley as the new Chair. He succeeds Dr Hassan Bdliya, has served two terms in office from 2010 to 2016. Mr. Beckley is currently the Director General of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) and has more than ...

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GEF earmarks fresh $40m to combat wildlife crime in Africa, Asia

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The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council on Thursday in Washington DC approved an additional $40 million for the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP), expanding its support in the fight against illegal trafficking to 19 countries in Africa and Asia. The GWP is a global partnership established to address the growing poaching crisis and an international call to action. The value of illegal trade has ...

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GWP-WA and IUCN/PACO: How natural, human imbalances impact sustainable mining

Mining in West Africa while contributing to economic and social development of the countries, disrupts the natural and human balance raising questions about the risk it poses to the future life of communities living near mining sites. This is the observation made by a group of journalists from West and central Africa participating in a sub regional media capacity building ...

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