USAID targets six states for $65m water, sanitation grant
The would-be benefitting states are expected to attain certain criteria for pre-selection process for the 24 months scheme aimed improving their water supply and sustainable sanitation hygiene.
World leaders head summit to save leopard, habitat
Director General at WWF International, Marco Lambertini said: “The snow leopard range countries could write one of the greatest success stories of modern conservation.
Scientists confirm 2016 as warmest year
Several markers such as land and ocean temperatures, sea level, and greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere broke records set just one year prior.
Ex-UN-Habitat chief prescribes sustainable development strategies for Nigeria
Prof. Banji Oyelaran - Oyeyinka, has advocated for a paradigm shift in Nigeria’s sustainable development, towards eliminating poverty and attaining equitable outcomes for the majority through industrialization.
Landmark UN-backed treaty on mercury takes off
A ground-breaking global convention on mercury has goes into effect, the United Nations environment wing said, protecting millions of children and infants from possible neurological and health damage.
Minister inaugurates committee for American funded water project
To foster learning and knowledge management among practitioners, the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu has inaugurated a 10-man Steering Committee for the United States Agency...
Government to domesticate UN convention on combating desertification
After 21 year of entering into force globally, the Federal Government plans to domesticate the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, (UNCCD) in a move to fight desertification and drought in 11 frontline States.
FG to phase-out polythene bags, begins proposal for new GEF grant
With over a million given out for free daily and its tremendous environmental cost, the Federal Government has announced plans to eradicate use of polythene bags for retention of drinking water to recyclable paper bags.