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Council gives herdsmen two weeks to comply with Benue open grazing law

The Benue State Security Council has given a two-week ultimatum to people operating open grazing within the state to comply with the Open Grazing...

Stakeholders want govt to declare State of Emergency on herders-farmers clashes

Stakeholders at an Inclusive Forum for Accountable Society (IFAS) meeting want the Federal Government to declare a State of Emergency on herders and farmers...

An ecosystem restoration approach to solving farmers-herders conflict

Many have attributed the clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria to the lackadaisical attitude of the present government. They are wrong! History has...

Benue governor signs anti-open grazing bill into law

The Bill outlawing open grazing in Benue State has been signed by the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, into law. Governor Ortom, who assented to...

Benue outlaws open grazing

The recurrent Fulani herdsmen attack on Benue communities may soon be a thing of the past as the State House of Assembly on Thursday,...

Government to demarcate cattle routes nationwide

The Federal Government says that it will demarcate 6,000km cattle routes across the country in 2017. Alhaji Mahmud Bello, the National Coordinator, Grazing Stock Routes,...

Stakeholders explore avenues to resolve Benue farmers, herdsmen rift

Besides the branding of cows to avoid incidences of rustling, a gathering of civil society players has also demanded for the fast-tracking of the...

Cattle, bloodshed, hunger and climate change

Violent conflicts have become so pervasive in Nigeria that one could be excused to say that they threaten to become the new normal. Some years...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity of the Mediterranean Sea, philanthropic organisations aim to contribute to the ambitious goal of protecting...
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Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to work closely with Nigeria to ensure effective implementation of policy...

Agriculture stakeholders recommend more investment in post-harvest management

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called for improved investment by government and private organisations in the area of...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity...

Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to...
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