Experts decry poor funding of environmental projects
Concerned about poor budgetary allocations, experts have urged the three tiers of government to improve their financial commitments to Ministries, Parastatals and Agencies (MDAs) on environmental issues.
FG plans recycling scheme in beverage, electronic sectors
The new development was announced at the launch of the African Circular Economy Alliance at the just concluded climate change summit in Bonn, Germany, where the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril....
Engineers threaten FG over illegal mining
Bothered that the Federal Government has neglected the sector, the Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers (NSME) has threatened to participate in illegal mining.
‘Amina Mohammed not under probe over rosewood exports’
The role played by former Minister, now Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Mrs. Amina Mohammed in wood export racketeering to China became a subject of controversy when the Federal Ministry of Environment defended her actions...
Government, UNDP set for integrated landscape management
Fresh impetus was added recently to the drive to enhance food security and ecosystem resilience in Nigeria through integrated landscape management, after a one-day of deliberations and fine-tuning by the participants at the Local Project Appraisal Committee
Clean cookstoves forum holds in Abuja
Plans to ensure the adoption of clean cooking by 30 million households, which could reduce about 60 million tons of CO2 emission, will be launched by the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari tomorrow.
New report urges greater use of decentralized renewable energy
Rural and vulnerable populations in developing countries such as Nigeria could miss out on multiple wide-ranging benefits of renewable energy, if they are forced to wait for years, or even decades, to get access to electricity.
Swiss firm partners EnvironFocus to tackle water- borne diseases
Despite making substantial progress in developing policies for water supply and sanitation service delivery, Nigeria has faced major challenges in translating these into action.
Surveyors seek review of SURCON Act
To strengthen the practice of surveying and position it to the path of development, surveyors in the country have called for the review of Surveyors Registration Council of Nigeria...
UN, WHO team up to protect health from climate change
The World Health organization (WHO) and the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew the two institutions’ joint commitment to tackle public health challenges emerging from rising temperatures .....