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2023 Desertification and Drought Day puts global spotlight on women’s land rights

The 2023 Desertification and Drought Day, marked on June 17, will put the global spotlight on women’s land rights with events taking place in...

Musicians Baaba Maal, Inna Modja appointed UNCCD Goodwill Ambassadors

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has appointed Baaba Maal and Inna Modja as its Goodwill Ambassadors. Both have previously served as UNCCD...

Leaders at COP27 launch alliance to get ahead of future drought impacts

Leaders from over 25 countries and 20 organisations on Monday, November 7, 2022, launched the International Drought Resilience Alliance to accelerate action and help countries to...

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...

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Refinery investment: Lokpobiri reconciles Dangote, NNPC, others

Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Oil), Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, has convened a high-level meeting with key stakeholders in the...
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Dutch Consul-General lauds Okomu Oil Palm firm for sustainable practices

The Consul-General of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Nigeria, Michel Deelen, has lauded Okomu Oil Palm Company for its...

Diri hails upgrade of two Bayelsa forest reserves to national parks

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has commended the Federal Government for upgrading the Apoi and Edumanom Forests in...

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Refinery investment: Lokpobiri reconciles Dangote, NNPC, others

Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Oil), Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri,...

Dutch Consul-General lauds Okomu Oil Palm firm for sustainable practices

The Consul-General of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Nigeria,...
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