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World Environment Day: NGOs asked to intensify collaboration with youth in restoring nature

Youths with Sharon Ikeazor

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been urged to work more closely with young people towards tackling the degradation of the environment. A team of female youth representatives with the Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor This formed a fulcrum of submissions when the Network of Young Catholic Carers for the Environment in Nigeria (NYCCEN) in collaboration with the Nigerian Conservation ...

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Late Francesca Emanuel was a distinguished administrator, environmentalist – Asiodu

Mrs. Francesca Yetunde Emanuel

In this tribute to the late Mrs. Francesca Yetunde Emanuel, a civil servant, administrator and conservationist, Chief Philip C. Asiodu, Chair of the Board of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), explores the virtues of the deceased Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) Mrs. Francesca Yetunde Emanuel We mourn the demise of a multi-talented, highly achieving lady of very ...

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Photos: NCF discusses reforestation at Lagos Green Ball

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Recently, the nation’s environment watchdog, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), held its 2015 Green Ball in Lagos. Themed “Reforestation,” the event held at the Oriental Hotel and was graced by dignitaries.                      

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NCF, Cross River secure GCF fund to tackle carbon emission

Adeniyi Karunwi

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), in collaboration with the Cross River State Forestry Commission (CRSFC), has secured funding from the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF) to execute a project aimed at curbing carbon emission. The NCF and CRSFC accessed recently $65,000 from the GCF’s Governors’ Climate & Forests Fund (GCF Fund) to actualise a project titled: “Strengthening of ...

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Taraba to institutionalise participatory forest management

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The Taraba State Government of Nigeria has been enjoined to institutionalise and build on the Participatory Forest Management approach to natural resources conservation initiated by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). As part of efforts to arrest the degradation of forest as a result of overexploitation of timber products, the NCF had in the past implemented the Participatory Forest Management Project ...

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Oxfam, NCF build farmers’ climate adaptive capacity

Tourists at the Omo Forest Reserve

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and Oxfam are making efforts to improve small scale farmer’s resilience to climate change food security. Tagged: Farmers Field School (FFS), the initiative is aimed at preparing farmers to adapt to and cope with the negative effects of climate change. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the initiative in Omo J4 Forest Reserve, NCF’s Chief ...

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Conservationists urge action to tackle rising sea level

Conservationists have underlined the need to take practical action aimed at curbing sea level rise and save the environment. At a recent gathering (the 2014 Fauna and Flora Fancy Dress Competitions) in Lagos to observe the World Environment Day, they underscored the importance of joining the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and other groups’ effort on climate change enlightenment campaign aimed ...

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NCF, BirdLife in conservation scheme to renew livelihood, habitat

A team of nature conservation groups has embarked on an initiative designed to improve livelihood and habitats of migratory birds in the Sahel areas of Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Mauritania. Tagged “Living on the Edge Project (LOTE),” the project is funded by the Dutch Nationale Postcode Loterij, an independent lottery that sets aside two-third of its profits for charities ...

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Late Prof. Obot honoured with Orchids Centre

A year ago, Professor of Botany and the former Executive Director of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Professor Emmanuel Obot, passed on. In memory of the late botanist, the NCF recently organised a Memorial Lecture and launching of his Orchids Centre which consist of his personal collections of plants (orchids, epiphyte and ferns). Acting Executive Director of the NCF, Alade ...

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NCF commends, advices govt on Great Green Wall project

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for releasing N10 billion for the commencement of the implementation of the Great Green Wall (GGW) project. Minister of Environment, Hajiya Hadiza  Mailafia, disclosed recently at the National Conference on Environment in Makurdi, Benue State, that the Federal Government had made a commitment of N10 billion towards the implementation ...

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