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Earth Day: GEF-SGP, GIFSEP launch Trees for School Initiative in Abuja

Trees for Schools Initiative

No fewer than 1,000 trees will be planted in 77 schools across Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory as part of efforts to fight climate change and protect the earth. Participants at the at the launch of the Trees for Schools Initiative This announcement was made known by David Michael Terungwa, the Executive Director of Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem ...

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UNDP-GEF programme, SRADev to produce fertiliser, biogas from piggery waste


A pilot waste-to-resource project that will convert pig waste to organic fertiliser and biogas is set to kick off at the Oke-Aro Pig Farm Estate (OPFE) Lagos, said to be the largest concentration of pig farmers in West Africa. It was established by the Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Agriculture. A piggery The project is an initiative of ...

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GEF, GIFSEP power Abuja school hostels with solar


The Global initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) with support of Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP Nigeria) has provided solar panels to supply electricity to boys and girls hostels in Government Secondary School (GSS), Yaba in Abaji Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Students of Government Secondary School (GSS), Yaba in Abaji Area Council with the ...

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Gains of GEF’s Small Grants Programme in Nigeria

The Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in Nigeria has supported the conservation of over 500 indigenous plant species in the country. The GEF-SGP, which is being implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has also sustained the establishment of Community Forest Management Committees and capacity building for forest protection, which seeks to enhance indigenous ...

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