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Governments and development partners have met in the Spanish capital Madrid to address the worsening food situation in across Africa’s Sahel region. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, Read more…


In a bid to strengthen Africa’s response to climate adaptation and mitigation, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank have signed a partnership. This partnership will accelerate collaboration and integrate climate action into the global recovery from Read more…


Ghana is at risk of climate exposure due to massive flooding and drought. If not adequately addressed, the West African Nation’s transport sector could suffer $3.9 billion in damages. This facts were made public in a report authored by the Read more…


The reluctance of European nations to push for stronger climate change policies has deepened the continent’s energy dependence on Russia. Indeed the current Russia-Ukraine war has exposed just how it is almost impotent to take very crucial political and economic Read more…


Kano State Government has approved N500 million counterpart fund for the implementation of a-six-year World Bank assisted project, “Agro Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL).” The Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of Read more…


Britain says the 2021 Conference of Parties (COP26) summit aims to protect and restore nature while following the best available science on climate change. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, said this at a press conference of the UK’s Read more…


Africa Resilience Forum 2021 kicked off with a strong focus on climate change, COVID-19 and conflict. The opening session focused on the competing needs of development and security, especially in the prevailing environment of heightened fiscal constraints, while another focused Read more…


Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says despite the obvious challenges of climate change, the country was building a climate-resilient economy to safeguard livelihoods and promote development. Buhari said this when he delivered an address at the general debate of the 76th Read more…


The United Nations (UN) has commended the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its global leadership efforts in promoting climate adaptation. UN Secretary-General António Guterres stated this while addressing the United Nations General Assembly. Guterres said at a time the planet was Read more…


Nigeria has submitted its final report on its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) 2021. Environment Minister, Mohammad Abubakar, said that the updated report, which was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, replaced the interim NDC report that was submitted in May 2021. He Read more…