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Don advocates tree planting to curb desertification

A don, Dr Tajudeen Amusa, who is of the Department of Forestry Management, University of Ilorin, has called for aggressive tree planting by all...

Stepping up global efforts, only way to safeguard environment – UN President

The President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Volkan Bozkir, says stepping up global efforts to combat land degradation is the only way to...

FAO demands new approach to combat 2bn ha land degradation globally

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for new approach to stop soil loss as a way to combat...

Significance of World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Desertification and drought constitute one of the international environmental problems whose global importance has been recognised by the international community. This importance is clearly...

Groups express concern over World Bank climate report on West Africa

Food production in Western Africa will be hit by more frequent and more extreme heat waves and droughts if the climate continues to alter...

Study reveals high cost of degradation, drought

The global community is losing up to five percent of global agricultural gross domestic production (GDP) due to land degradation, according to a recent...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mr. Mele Kyari, says no public...
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Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s beaches along the Indian Ocean from pollution. Selemani Jafo, Minister of...

ECOWAS set to implement 30 by 30 plan on biodiversity protection

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to implement a regional 30 by 30 plan aimed...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum...

Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s...