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Video report: Stakeholders meet on ozone depleting substances

The meeting was organised by the National Ozone Office, Federal Ministry of Environment, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in assisting relevant stakeholders in the complete migration and phase-out of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) to more ozone and climate friendly substances in the refrigerant and air-conditioning and foam sector. hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Stakeholders came together from these sectors to review ...

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North-East stakeholders express readiness to tackle flooding

Yola flood

Stakeholders from the North-East region in Nigeria have expressed readiness to combat predicted incidents of flooding as the year gradually begins its last lap. Flooding in Yola Some of the stakeholders have also proffered strategic solutions towards mitigating flooding now and in the future. Dr Abubakar Gabarin, Head of Operations, Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (BASEMA), said the agency had ...

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Climate change: Nigeria inaugurates low emission vision, hails UNDP’s commitment

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

The Federal Government on Thursday hailed the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commitment to support the country in developing Investment and Financial Flow (I&FF) to effectively address climate change adaptation and mitigation. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Minister of Environment, disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday, August 26, 2021 while inaugurating Nigeria’s Long-term Low Emission ...

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Tears, trauma as families, colleagues remember victims of 2011 UN House bombing

UN House attack

Amid tears, wreath-laying, and tales of trauma, survivors, families, and colleagues of the 23 victims of the 2011 UN House bombing, on Thursday, August 26, 2021 held a ceremony to celebrate their “fallen heroes”. The UN House in Abuja after the attack in 2011 At an event held at the UN House in Abuja at the instance of the United ...

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How CSOs made input into Nigeria’s climate blueprint review

South-West session

A series of engagements involving government and civil society organisations (CSOs) has harvested contributions from the latter in the review and planned implementation of Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). South-West session NDCs are non-binding national plans highlighting climate actions, including climate related targets for greenhouse gas emission reductions, policies and measures governments aim to implement in response to climate change and as ...

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Renewable energy: Stakeholders validate training manual for mini-grid developers

Stakeholders' Validation Workshop

A draft training manual/curriculum detailing the knowledge required for a developer in the mini-grid space to be able to successfully execute Interconnected Mini-Grids (ICM) in Nigeria has been endorsed. Participants at the Stakeholders’ Validation Workshop in Lagos A mini-grid is a set of small-scale electricity generators and possibly energy storage systems interconnected to a distribution network that supplies electricity to ...

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Nigeria inaugurates committee to protect ozone layer

Hydro chlorofluorocarbons Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP)

The Federal Ministry of Environment in Nigeria has inaugurated the project steering committee on the phasing out of the chemicals that deplete the earth’s ozone layer. Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Environment; Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, Environment Minister of State, with UNDP and UNIDO officials and guests at the event The stage II of the Hydro chlorofluorocarbons Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) ...

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Nigeria, UNDP host stakeholders to validate draft GHG Mitigation Assessment Report on NDC

Stakeholders’ Validation Meeting

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Ministry of Environment, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has commenced a three-day high-level stakeholders discussion on the need to fine-tune the draft copy of a report on the country’s Green House Gas (GHG) profile and the planned revision of its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) on climate change. A group ...

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UNDP to invest N320m on youths, IDPs in Benue

Mohamed Yahya

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 said it was investing additional N320 million to support Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and equip youths in Benue State. Mohamed Yahya, Resident Representative, UNDP Nigeria The Resident Representative in Nigeria, Mr Mohamed Yahya, said this when he paid a courtesy call on Gov. Samuel Ortom at the Benue People’s ...

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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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