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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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G8 rice plantation project meets Nigeria resistance


Farmers in Nigeria’s north eastern state of Taraba are being forced off lands they have farmed for generations to make way for US company Dominion Farms to establish a 30,000 ha rice plantation. The Dominion Farms project forms part of the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa and the Nigerian government’s Agricultural Transformation Agenda, which are ...

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Jalingo: Portable water scarce like petrol, expensive as gold

Residents of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital in Northern Nigeria, are groaning over the unending scarcity of portable water, writes AYODELE SAMUEL, a blogger “Water, they say is life”, and the human body constitutes 70% of this liquid, as such water tops the priority list of the demand of mankind. 80% of diseases plaguing humanity are due to use or consumption ...

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Taraba flood: 13,428 persons displaced, 30 communities submerged

The Federal Government has disclosed that Taraba State has so far recorded 13,428 internally displaced people and 30 communities submerged in water. Spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Yushau Shuaib, disclosed in Abuja that the affected communities are in Ibi and Wukari Local Government Councils of the state. He said that while the agency was conducting a rapid ...

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