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UN says 1.6m people die yearly from cooking stove fumes globally

Clean cook stoves

The United Nations (UN) says at least 1.6 million people around the world die yearly of smoke related illnesses due to inefficient cooking stoves. Energy efficient cook stoves on display The UN Development Programme, Global Environment Facility Integrated Approach Programme on Food Security (UNDP-GEF-IAP-FS), made the disclosure on Monday, August 16, 2021 in Abuja. Ms Rhoda Dia, Project Manager, Resilient ...

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UNDP-GEF warns against use of synthetic pesticides on food products

Food security

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Global Environment Facility (GEF) has warned against use of synthetic pesticides on food products. Food Items The UNDP further said that such usage could have implications on trade and health of the farmers if not properly applied. The Project Manager, UNDP-GEF in charge of Resilient Food Security Project, Mrs Rhoda Dia, made this known ...

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SEFFA builds Jos farmers’ resilience with climate smart agricultural practices

Sustainable Environment and Fisheries Foundation (SEFFA)

The increasing need to foster community education on the relationship between climate change and agriculture recently motivated a non-profit group known as Sustainable Environment and Fisheries Foundation (SEFFA) to train and empower farmers on climate smart agricultural practices. Stakeholders during the training and empowerment workshop for farmers organised by SEFFA in Jos, Pleteau State Participants who gathered for the event ...

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UNDP-GEF fuelwood scheme: Stakeholders showcase achievements, share experiences

Multi-Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum

Over 200 hectares of new renewable woodlots for sustainable fuelwood harvesting have been established within Cross River, Delta and Kaduna states under the “Sustainable Fuel Wood Management (SFM) in Nigeria”, a project initiated by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Participants at the Multi-Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum The SFM, in respect of which over 25,000 energy-efficient wood/charcoal cookstoves were produced and disseminated ...

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UNDP, GEF to complement government on food security

Food security

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environmental Facility(GEF) have resolved to improve food security in the country. Food Items Ms Rhoda Dia, Project Manager Resilient Food Security Project, said this on Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Abuja while inaugurating the executive members of the newly formed Gender Sensitive Advocacy Network to foster food security. The inauguration followed a ...

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UNDP-GEF programme, GIFSEP launch 100 waste recycling stations in 25 schools in Abuja


The United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Nigeria is supporting the Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), a non-profit organisation focused on building climate resilience, to launch 100 waste recycling stations across secondary schools in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mrs. Orisadipe Mercy, the Eco Club Matron Speaking at the ...

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Beneficiaries laud UNDP-GEF project, advocate release of funds

Samuel Bwalya

Some beneficiary states have lauded the initiative of the UNDP-GEF-IAP-FS project on fostering sustainability and resilience for food security in the savannah zones of the northern Nigeria. Samuel Bwalya, Country Director for UNDP Nigeria UNDP-GEF-IAP-FS is the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Integrated Approach Programme for Food Security (IAP-FS) project The various states’ coordinators commended the efforts ...

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Kaduna, Delta, Cross River to pilot UNDP-GEF fuelwood scheme


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has initiated the development of a full-sized Global Environment Facility (GEF)-supported project titled “Sustainable Fuelwood Management in Nigeria”, whose overall objective is to secure multiple environmental and socio-economic benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emission from wood fuel consumption, enhanced carbon storage and sequestration, as well as improved rural livelihoods and opportunities for local ...

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