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Yerima Peter Tarfa, PhD – THE DIRECTOR

Yerimah Peter Tarfa, PhD
Director, Department of Climate Change (DCC)

Yerima Peter Tarfa, PhD is a foundation staff of the Department of Climate Change with over two decades as an experienced professional in climate change and sustainable development field with a focus on climate change adaptation, climate finance and negotiation. His expertise spans across policy development, project operations, bilateral and ...

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Validation Workshop on: Toolkit for the establishment and capacity development of climate change desks/units in state ministries of environment and relevant MDAs

Toolkit for the establishment of Validation Workshop on: Toolkit for the establishment and capacity development of climate change desks/units in state ministries of environment and relevant MDAs

Validation Workshop on: Toolkit for the establishment and capacity development of climate change desks/units in state ministries of environment and relevant MDAs Tuesday, 6 March 2018, Mabushi, Abuja The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Shehu M. U. Ahmed, MCIT, FIPAN highlighted national efforts that has been put in ...

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COP23: UN Secretary-General Guterres calls for faster implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement

António Guterres
UN Secretary-General

Addressing the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn/Germany, on Wednesday, Secretary-General António Guterres told representatives of almost 200 nations that a shift to cleaner energies would boost rather than hamper economic growth. The Secretary-General also called for more ambition, more leadership and more partnerships to tackle climate change. “Climate ...

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Legislative roundtable on climate change

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In the bid to foster deeper understanding of Nigeria’s commitment to the Paris Agreement while promoting legislative ownership of the nation’s climate change agenda, the Ministers of Environment, officials of the Climate Change Department of the Federal Ministry of Environment as well as representatives of the United Nations Development Programme ...

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Nigeria engages Paris Agreement to drive gender, youth agenda

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I urge you to come out with a national work plan on gender and climate change that is implementable, achievable, smart and that would address the nation’s challenging problems in the short, medium and long term. We must also develop and implement specific plans to fill the gaps in adaptation, ...

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Nigeria: Tree Planting, Panacea for Extreme Climate Conditions

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By Abdullateef Aliyu Lagos — The present extreme climate conditions have been attributed to the exploitation of earth’s resources which brought about a shift from moderate weather to extreme. The Director General of Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Mr. Adeniyi Karunwi said people need to seek opportunities to engage in activities ...

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Nations sign historic Paris climate deal

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By Matt McGrathEnvironment correspondent, New York Amid hope and hype, delegates have finished signing the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York. Some 171 countries inked the deal today, a record number for a new international treaty. About 15 nations, mainly small island states, had already ratified the ...

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