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Stakeholders crave cross-sectoral action to tackle land degradation, deforestation

Stakeholders in the environmental sector have called on the Federal Government to take urgent actions to address the challenges that are responsible for the increasing...

New Commonwealth ‘Living Lands Charter’ commits member nations to safeguard global resources

Commonwealth leaders have officially adopted the Living Lands Charter, which commits all 54 member countries to safeguarding global land resources while taking coordinated action...

UNCCD COP15 concludes with global call to act on land degradation, drought

A united global pledge to boost drought resilience and invest in land restoration for future prosperity on Friday, May 20, 2022, concluded the 15th...

Agroforestry, land use policy to address land degradation – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Malam Mohammed Abdullahi, on Thursday, May 19, 2022, said the inclusion of agroforestry and land use into national policy would...

UN report offers warnings, remedies amid chronic land degradation

The way land resources – soil, water and biodiversity – are currently mismanaged and misused threatens the health and continued survival of many species...

Govt charges Lagos dredgers, miners on land degradation

The Federal Mines Officer in Lagos, Mr Sunny Okhouya, has urged sand dredgers and miners in the state to add value to the sites...

Shell waking up to its culpability: Groups hail Ogoni community’s victory

News of the agreement by Shell to accept liability for longest drawn case concerning pollution in the Niger Delta appears to have been warmly...

High-Level Dialogue on Desertification: Reversing land degradation crucial to fighting climate change

Climate change, overuse and conversion for agriculture, cities and infrastructure mean that one fifth of the planet’s land area is degraded. This damage, which...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...