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Images: Co-habiting with water at Makoko, Aiyetoro

Climate adaptation means different things to different people across the continent. From finding alternatives to single-use items, to extending the life cycle of plastics...

Slums and wastes: Without wastes, it is not a slum

As she rowed her boat across the slums of Makoko, I saw what she saw. I have seen it; you must have too –...

Fishing: Makoko residents lament water pollution, dredging, seek government aid

Residents of riverine Makoko area of Lagos State are not finding the effect on oil exploration in their waters funny. They are seriously lamenting...

Makoko fisherwomen seek gender equality

Makoko community is a slum neighbourhood on the mainland of Lagos State in Nigeria, where women eke out a living from fishing. The community...

Radio Report: How Makoko community women survive in fish business

Makoko is a slum neighborhood located by the lagoon on the Mainland in Lagos State, where fishing is the main occupation. Correspondent Ruth King tells...

Makoko: Potable water from an unlikely source

In the course of my career as a development journalist, I have come to know some peri-urban communities in Lagos and a few other...

Makoko: The tragedy, the intrigues

Environmental science writer, Tina Armstrong-Ogbonna, relates her experience as the controversial Makoko demolition saga unfolded in Lagos   I recently participated in the filming of a...

Africa: Fresh outlook for slum management

An international body of planning and built environment experts has urged African governments and development agencies to accept the realities of existing urban conditions,...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant organisations have announced recommendations to prioritise land rights of communities...
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G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday, June 14, 2024, reiterated previous commitments on the energy transition...

Cholera outbreak: Biosafety agency urges Nigerians to exercise caution

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) is calling on the public to exercise caution over the recent cholera outbreak...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant...

G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday,...
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