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PHOTOS: UN Humanitarian chief visits erosion sites in Anambra

July 2, 2022 Editor

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mathias Schmale, has visited key erosion sites in Anambra state. Schmale’s visit was to have an on the spot assessment of the devastating effects of the menace in affected areas. He was taken Read more…

New financing mechanism for climate action becomes operational

June 30, 2022 Editor

A new finance mechanism to strengthen weather and climate observations, improve early warnings to save lives, protect livelihoods and underpin climate adaptation for long-term resilience has opened its doors for business. The Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF) is a key building block Read more…

NCF set for 20th Edu Memorial Lecture

July 4, 2022 Editor

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) is set to host the 20th Chief S.L. Edu Memorial Lecture. This is Nigeria’s biggest environmental policy and advocacy lecture organized by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation in memory of its founder Chief S.L. Edu. The Read more…

Nigerian green economy project gets €1.3bn support from EU

July 2, 2022 Editor

The European Union (EU) has inaugurated the ‘Team Europe Initiative (TEI) Nigeria Green Economy’ project aimed at stimulating sustainable climate-smart agriculture and renewable energy for economic growth and diversification. The EU ambassador to Nigeria and Economic Community of West African Read more…

Minister: Why water bill is important

July 7, 2022 Editor

Nigerians have been called to support implementing the National Water Resources bill because it is not targeted at grabbing the land and waterways of states. Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Environment, made the call at the ongoing Advocacy and Sensitisation workshop Read more…

UNEP, EU Bank partner to address pollution in marine, coastal environment

June 28, 2022 Editor

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Mediterranean Pollution Hot Spots Technical Assistance initiative. It is aimed at reducing pollution in the Mediterranean marine and coastal environment. The initiative was Read more…

ECOWAS gets $2 million grant to boost electricity reforms

June 30, 2022 Editor

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a technical assistance grant of $2 million to fund research that will contribute to electricity reforms in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The grant from the African Development Read more…

German green jobs rose by 2% in 2020

June 28, 2022 Editor

New figures from Destatis – Germany’s Federal Statistical Office – shows that green jobs grew by 2% in 2020. This represents an increase of roughly 6,000 persons employed compared with a year earlier. The highest turnover was achieved with goods Read more…

Nigeria gets 5 new Open defecation-free LGAs

July 2, 2022 Editor

Five new local government areas have been added to the list of Open Defecation-free (ODF) LGAs in the country. This brings to 83 the number of LGAs in the country now free from having its populace defecating in the open. Read more…

FCTA threatens land revocation on Apo scrap market

June 28, 2022 Editor

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has warned owners of plots in Apo-Dutse Scrap market to develop their lands in one month or risk revocation. Ikharo Attah, the Senior Special Assistant on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement to the FCT Minister, Read more…