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Inaugural Coordination Meeting Held by Department of Climate Change with Subnational Desk Officers

The Department of Climate Change under the Federal Ministry of Environment recently convened its first virtual coordination meeting with subnational climate change desk officers. The session marked a significant step towards enhancing collaborative efforts in tackling climate change across Nigeria. Opening Remarks: The meeting commenced with an address by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, […]

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New Minister of Environment promises all inclusiveness 

The new Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Mr Balarabe Lawal, says he is ready to work with all to achieve the ministry’s mandates and also fosters a culture of collaboration and inclusivity within the ministry. The Minister who stated this on his assumption of office in Abuja the Nation’s capital, also noted that projects such as

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Stakeholders explore pathways for developing sustainable policy priorities for advancing locally-led adaptation in Nigeria

ABUJA, August 8 – APRI – Africa Policy Research Institute and the Centre for Climate Change & Development Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Nigeria (CCCD- AEFUNAI), in close collaboration with and support of the Department of Climate Change (DCC), Federal Ministry of Environment Nigeria held a one-day workshop to discuss and share knowledge about Climate

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Save the Children International (SCI) inaugurates campaign to mitigate effect of climate change on children

Save the Children International (SCI) Nigeria has inaugurated a campaign to build the resilience of children and amplify their rights on the adverse effect of climate change. The campaign, tagged “Generation Hope”, is also to galvanise Federal Government’s commitment to climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Country Director, SCI Nigeria, Mr Famari Barro, said at

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Development of Nigeria’s First Biennial Transparency Report (BTR1) and Fourth National Communication Report (NC4) to the UNFCCC

Nigeria says it is committed to transparent reporting of information on the National Green House Gas (GHG) Inventory, the accounting approaches selected and the indicators used for tracking progress in implementing and achieving it’s Nationally Determined Contributions. Minister of Environment, Barr. Mohammed Abdullahi stated this in his keynote address at a two-day Stakeholders’ Workshop on

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ECOWAS and the German ministry of Education and Research discuss collaboration on climate change and green transition during a working visit

Abuja, Nigeria, December 17, 2022. A delegation from the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) led by the Head of Unit, Global Change and Climate Research, BMBF, Dr. Karsten Hess has paid a working visit to the President of the ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, on January 17, 2023 at the ECOWAS

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Grievance Redress Mechanism

Grievance Reporting Mechanism for NAP Nigeria Stakeholder Response and Grievance Redress Mechanism (SRM) for the project “strengthening the capacity to advance the National Adaptation Planning process in Nigeria”. “Strengthening the capacity to advance the National Adaptation Planning process in Nigeria” project aims to be stakeholder responsive and relevant. For any perceived concerns and negative impacts

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Mobilizing more financial support for developing countries

Finance is at the heart of all that the world is doing to combat climate change. Mitigation, adaptation, loss and damage, climate technology – all of it requires sufficient funds to function properly and to yield the desired results. On this crucial topic, COP27 created a pathway to align the broader finance flows towards low

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