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COP28: IDB to help reduce Nigeria’s poverty index

From Our Correspondent The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has pledged to help Nigeria improve its response to the humanitarian crisis and reduce the poverty index through the new Climate change adaptation policy. Chairman and Group Chief Executive of the Bank, Dr Muhammad Sulaiman Al-Jasser, pledged while exchanging views with Dr Betta Edu, Nigeria’s Minister of […]

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Arab Group pledges $50 billion for African development

By Abdulfatah Babatunde The Arab Coordination Group (ACG) has pledged to increase support for its African partner countries ahead of the crucial COP28 climate change conference. To this end, ACG on Thursday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia announced it would allocate up to $50 billion to help build resilient infrastructure and inclusive societies in the African […]

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Somali activists advocate action  against climate challenges

Young activists from Somalia have called for effective action to combat the negative impacts of climate change on vulnerable groups across the country. The activists made the call as they wrapped up a three-day training session, on Thursday, in Mogadishu. TheNewsZenith reports that the UN-backed training focused on the nexus between human rights and climate […]

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Al-Hikmah, FRIN flag-off Green Campus Initiative on environment

From Our Correspondent in Ilorin Prof. Noah Yusuf, the Vice-Chancellor, of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, says climate change, deforestation and the depletion of natural resources are stark realities that demand everyone’s immediate attention. Yusuf made the remarks at the flag-off of Green Campus Initiative at the Igbaja Campus of the University, on Wednesday, in Igbaja, Kwara […]

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Climate Change: Expert bemoans neglect of rural interventions

An expert in climate change and development, Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, has expressed dismay over negligence of rural dwellers in intervention efforts on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Nigeria. Okereke spoke at the final stakeholders’ workshop organised to share key findings on understanding the effectiveness of local communities in taking necessary action through Locally-Led Adaptation […]

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UN hails China’s contribution to global climate response

The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Simon Stiell, on Friday lauded China’s determination and concrete actions taken to deal with climate change. Stiell made the remarks during a meeting with the Chinese delegation to the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the UNFCCC being […]

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