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Global Environment Facility

23 May
With global biodiversity loss at dangerous levels, Nigeria and 138 countries have received a lifeline to fast-track efforts to conserve, protect and restore species and ecosystems as soon as a new global accord, currently under negotiation, is approved.
26 Apr
United States has pledged $600.8 million over the next four years to support the eighth replenishment of the Global Environment Facility (GEF-8).
11 Apr
More than $5 billion has been pledged by 29 countries for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), providing a major boost to international efforts to protect biodiversity
23 Dec 2019
Nigeria is one of the beneficiaries of the two new work programmes endorsed by the GEF council in a meeting at the weekend. The Council also took a number of decisions concerned with updating GEF policies and operations
1 Jul 2019
An ambitious new project launched in Lagos last week is aiming to reform the electronics sector and put an end to the toxic toll improper management of electronic waste is taking on Nigeria. Over half a million tonnes of discarded appliances are processed in the country every year, threatening both the health of people in…
25 Feb 2019
Following estimates by the United Nations that it could cost up to U$250–270 billion per year to shift developing countries to 20 per cent renewable energy by 2025, the Federal Government has teamed up with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) to make renewable energy investment financially attractive for the…
3 Sep 2018
After the Global Environment Facility (GEF) received strong support for its new investment cycle, (known as GEF-7), fresh efforts are underway in financing Nigeria’s actions to protect the future of the planet and human well-being over the next four years. GEF supports initiatives in countries across a broad spectrum of action areas.  Early in the…
10 Jul 2017
Sir: Financing climate change solutions is concerned with the process of making finances available for projects geared towards climate change mitigation and adaptation.
29 Aug 2016
Fresh policy changes may be in the offing soon to upscale the penetration of energy saving appliances used in residential and public sectors through the introduction of standards and labels in the country.
11 Jul 2016
Stirred by the need to improve Nigeria’s prospects for sustained growth and development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has selected seven States for its project, which will improve food insecurity in the country.

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10 mins ago
As scarcity of the premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, continues to spread across many states in the country, as a result of drop in supply by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited
11 mins ago
Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has said it is championing moves to ensure its enabling Act is reviewed by the National Assembly (NASS).
15 mins ago
Webb Fontaine has set up a cargo tracking system for use by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Apapa port, Lagos, to monitor containers and prevent diversions from specified movement itineraries as well as loss and theft of cargo.
20 mins ago
The Chief Financial Officer of APM Terminal Nigeria, Courage Obadagbonyi, has said Nigeria has to find creative ways to unleash private sector participation in port rehabilitation and development instead of depending on government funding through borrowing.
21 mins ago
Stakeholders in the maritime industry have blamed the lack of transport system, insecurity and the slow pace of some state governments for the poor performance and inefficiency of inland dry ports across the country.