Food crisis occurs when people are unable to get access to or afford adequate food to satisfy their needs. Recently, there have been a lot of concerns over the looming danger of a food crisis in many nations, including Nigeria.
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AFC Capital Partners plans to raise US$500m in the next twelve months and US$2 billion over the next three years. The ICRF will act as a direct investor and a co-investment fund to enhance the quality of African ports, roads, bridges, rail, telecommunications, clean energy, and logistics in the face of rising temperatures and sea levels due to climate change.
Out of all planets in our solar system, only Earth supports life. No proof yet that man has the adaptive features to survive on Mars—the other planet debated to have tendency of supporting life. Saving the Earth from impending doom is our collective obligation. Sustainable development which is the principal solution to climate change is capital-intensive. Consequently, in my own perspective, funds budgeted for missions to Mars should be diverted to projects that would save our planet. At least, our hope of surviving here is guaranteed if we keep up with sustainable development in our socioeconomic activities and urbanization strides, rather than chasing shadows to other planets.
In its “Children’s Climate Risk Index” ranking of 163 countries released on Friday, the UN agency ranked Central Africa Republic the highest risk country, while Nigeria and Republic of Chad followed as second on the list.
In a goodwill message to commemorate the 2021 International Youth Day with the theme, ‘Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health’, Abiru reiterated the urgent need for young people to be at the forefront of the creativity and innovation needed at this time.
A statement on Saturday by Saghir el Mohammed, Director Press, Ministry of Environment, said the Minister of the Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, submitted the report on July 30 to the UNFCCC.
STRP will give beneficiaries a platform to develop technical skills in the installation and maintenance of meter and solar systems to enhance energy access, combat climate change and promote economic development in Nigeria.
Hamzat, who is a peace building professional, also noted that more than 50 per cent of Nigeria’s security challenges started as a climate change problem.
A statement by Saghir el Mohammed, Director Press, Ministry of Environment, on Saturday in Abuja said the submission was part of government’s commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change.
The impact of climate change, rising fragility and conflict, and locust invasions in East and Southern Africa is taking a toll on the continent.
The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Abisola Olusanya who disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday at a press conference to commemorate the Y2021 International Day of Forests explained that the audit would also enable the state government ascertain what was left of its forest and biological biodiversity.
ABB has called on governments and industries to accelerate adoption of the technology to help combat climate change.
The British High Commission in Nigeria made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
Ibe, the Chief Executive Officer of Nexgen Energy, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the prospect of renewable energy industry in 2021.
Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, who confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Instrument of Ratification on Friday in Abuja.
Amina Mohamed, who is the East African nation’s sports minister, progressed to the second round of selection to become the next director-general of the WTO, along with four other candidates, on Friday.
The Executive Director of GIFSEP, David Michael, made the call on Wednesday at a Capacity Building Workshop organised for the FCT secondary school teachers, who are patrons and matrons of environmental clubs in Abuja.
The President of the bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, made this known at a virtual high-level launch of the Global Centre on Adaption (GCA) office in Africa on Tuesday.
In the words of Tarfa, the negative impact of climate change lingers longer than coronavirus, adding that it leaves permanent damages on the environment.
The revelation was made by the Special Assistant to Governor David Umahi on Vocational Education, Adaeze Nwaji, while speaking with The Eagle Online in Abakaliki, the state capital