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Assessment of implementation of Nigeria’s original NDC and new ambition intent

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke

Nigeria was among the 190 countries that submitted their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the UNFCCC in the run up to the COP meeting in Paris in 2015. Nigeria’s INDC has since been subsequently converted into the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) following the country’s ratification of the Paris Agreement in May 2017. With a promise of 20% unconditional emission ...

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Climate change effects on North Central region and how NDC can address them – Ngozi Edum

Ngozi Edum

Climate change refers to the significant changes in the global temperature, precipitation, wind pattern, and other measures of climate which occur over several decades, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Ngozi Edum The vulnerability of North Central to climate change is linked to her reliance on climate-dependent activities such as agriculture, which is climate regulated. So, climate ...

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Climate change effects in Nigeria and how NDC can address them – Ojengwa Kelechi

Ojengwa Emmanuel Kelechi

Climate change has not only become a trending issue across the globe but a popular issue in Nigeria today, upon which sustainability and urbanisation depends. It is a salient predictor of whether there will be future generations or not. Ojengwa Emmanuel Kelechi Our routine ecological discourse and political debates as a people would be how to deal with these risks ...

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North-Central business engaged under NDC execution process

North-Central NDC Business Roundtable

In continuation of the Regional Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Business Roundtables to sensitise and increase private sector participation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) NDC Support Programme held the third in the series for the North-Central Region in Keffi for two days in September 2020. Participants at the North-Central NDC Business Roundtable in Keffi, Nasarawa State After the South-West version held in Lagos ...

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New climate action plan to mainstream gender into NDCs

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

Nigeria’s National Action Plan on Gender and Climate Change that was approved on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has been described as a road map to mainstream gender into the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and incorporate gender equality and women’s empowerment into climate change discourse and actions. Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar ...

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When govt, UNDP communicated climate strategies to women business leaders

NDC 2030 Targets

Women are regarded as not only highly vulnerable to climate change effects but also as change agents that can actively provide solutions. Nigeria’s NDC targets by 2030 As Nigeria embarks on the implementation of its climate change plans under the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) package, the authorities identified with them during a recent engagement. At a webinar held on Thursday, July ...

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36-month MRV scheme to enhance Burkina Faso’s climate plan implementation

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Burkina Faso has commenced a project aimed at supporting the establishment of a national Measuring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) system that will ensure effective implementation of its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso Tagged “Development of a Measurement, Reporting and Verification System (MRV) in Burkina Faso”, the project is being funded by the Swedish ...

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Video: How we can avoid a climate change crisis, by Okereke

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, a climate change expert, is a Professor in Environment and Development at University of Reading in UK, and Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (AEFUNAI), Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He is the Coordinator of a project titled “Promoting critical analysis of, and stakeholders’ engagement with ...

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Alex Ekwueme varsity, WRI seek to build stakeholder engagement on Nigeria’s climate plan review

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke

A project aimed at increasing public awareness of, and engagement with, Nigeria’s climate change plan looks to inject a lungful of air into the ongoing revision process of the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), which is due for submission in November 2020. Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke Titled “Promoting critical analysis of, and stakeholders’ engagement with the revision of Nigeria’s NDC,” the ...

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