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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

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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Two-Day South West Regional Sensitization Workshop on Climate Change

Opening Remarks by the Honorable Minster of Environment (HME); Dr. Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar TWO-DAY SOUTH WEST REGIONAL SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP ON CLIMATE CHANGE DATE: February 3rd - 4th, 2020        VENUE: Presken Hotel, Maryland, Lagos  The two-day workshop on South-West Regional Sensitization on Climate Change took place at Presken Hotel, Lagos from ...

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Legislative roundtable on climate change

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

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

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

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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Climate change, major challenge to agriculture development

Professor of Geography, Mr. Francis Adesina, from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has identified climate change as one of the greatest challenges facing agriculture in the developing countries, especially Nigeria. He made the statement while delivering a lecture on the topic, ‘Some Thoughts on Climate Change, Agriculture,’ at the ...

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Opinion: As Nigeria goes from fossil fuel to zero carbon

(original Post: ynaija.com) Nigeria is a nation whose name is synonymous with oil riches! Shortly after independence in 1960, the young democratic nation was soon confronted with divisive and unsavory political wrangling which led to an unsolicited military intervention and political assassinations! A violent vortex of political unrest, sectional violence ...

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Hon. Min of State Usman Jubril speaks on EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

(Original post by The Guardian) The devastating effects of climate change are already here with us in Nigeria. Experts have blamed the recent rise in infectious diseases to climate change especially the El Nino event. In fact, medical and environment experts told The Guardian "the effects of climate change are ...

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