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UNN Centre: Climate Change Act, a step towards environmental sustainability

Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone

Director of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka-based Resource and Environmental Policy Research Centre – Environment for Development (REPRC-EfD Nigeria), Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone, describes the signing of the Climate Change Act as a concrete step towards environmental sustainability as well as low-carbon climate-resilient development Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone We noted with delight the signing of the Climate Change Bill by President Muhammadu ...

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Environmental challenges: Experts worry over indiscriminate use of hazardous chemicals, waste dumping

REPRC EfD

Experts in environment sector on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 condemned the indiscriminate use of hazardous chemicals and dumping of waste in environment across the country. Participants at the workshop The experts made the call while presenting papers at a one-day workshop on ‘’Role of Journalists in the Quest for Sustainable Environment’’ in Enugu State, decrying the environmental damage caused by ...

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World Bank, UNN support Nigeria to advance natural capital accounts

UNN REPRC

The World Bank and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) are set to support the Federal Government to develop Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) in the country, a university official said on Friday, September 10, 2021 L-R: Prof. Emmanuel Oladipo, Chairman, REPRC Policy Advisory Panel; Prof. Pat Okpoko, DVC Administration, UNN; Dr Salisu Dahiru, Representative of the Minister of Environment; Prof. Anthonia ...

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Ministry pledges to support development of Natural Capital Accounts for Nigeria

Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar

The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar,, has expressed the readiness of his Ministry to support the ongoing efforts led by the Resource and Environmental Policy Research Centre, Environment for Development (REPRC EfD) Nigeria, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with the support of the World Bank to facilitate the development of   Natural Capital Accounts (NCA) for Nigeria.  Minister of Environment, ...

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Stakeholders call for incorporation of natural capital in national accounting

Resource and Environmental Resource Research Centre (REPRC), Environment for Development (EfD) Nigeria

Stakeholders from the environment, finance, budget and planning, statistics and the academic sectors gathered in Abuja on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 to chart a roadmap on how Nigeria could incorporate its Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into national accounting and development plans. Participants at the event The event, which was a two-day capacity workshop for staff of the relevant ministry ...

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