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Ibrahim Thiaw to act as UN shops for new UNFCCC secretary

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Ibrahim Thiaw, will act as the head of the United Nations Framework Convention...

Desertification Day: Leaders call for urgent action to boost drought resilience

In the face of growing impacts of drought exacerbated by land degradation and climate change, countries and communities must take action now to build...

IPCC report: UNCCD, PACJA express concerns over land, warming

The Working Group 1 assessment report released on Monday, August 9, 2021, by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has continued to attract...

GEF, UN conventions align for a green, inclusive, resilient recovery

The heads of five international environmental conventions – on climate change, biodiversity, desertification, chemical pollutants, and mercury – joined the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF)...

UNCCD committee reviews progress, funding for achieving land degradation neutrality

Despite taking place online “for reasons that we would have preferred to avoid,” as Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw noted, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification’s...

Tina Birmpili appointed as Deputy Executive Secretary of UNCCD

The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Ibrahim Thiaw, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 announced the appointment of Tina...

Design competition launched for Land Degradation Neutrality’s land use planning software

An international technology competition to design software that can support well-informed land use decisions was launched on Monday, July 20, 2020 by the Group on...

Kubuqi: Chinese solution to desertification control lauded

The sixth Kubuqi International Desert Forum was held from Saturday, July 29 to Sunday, July 30, 2017 in the Kubuqi Desert in Ordos, Inner...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, launched its Sustainable Energy...
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How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is in partnership with the federal government to tackle the country’s...

UK urged to transform farmland to boost food resilience, tackle nature crisis

A WWF report reveals that - at a time of global food insecurity - half of the UK's wheat...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital...

How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is...