Climate change and food insecurity

Climate Change Mitigation Policy Risks Increased Food Insecurity -Study

Stringent climate change mitigation policies across all industries could cause hunger levels to rise by three times as much as global warming itself, according...
Plastic bags

Kenya imposes world’s toughest law against plastic bags

NAIROBI, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of...
research and development

FG Encourages the Commercialization of Research Findings

Weak intellectual property culture among Nigerian scientist and researchers, low quality of research and development results and inventions emanating from universities and research institutes,...

Development must target the millions of children affected by humanitarian crises- Anthony Lake (The...

In two weeks, world leaders will ratify a new consensus to build a better world: the sustainable development goals. But we will not reach...
climate change in africa

Poor Countries Face Billions in Interest Bill Due to Climate Change

Poor countries could have to pay up to $168 billion more in interest over the next decade as extreme weather events brought on by...
Charcoal production

Kwara Plans Task-force to Check Free Felling and Charcoal Production

The Kwara State Government is to set up a task force to checkmate illegal tree felling as well as the production, transportation, and sale...
water borehole

Nigeria Set to Achieve SDGs Goal 6 in the Water Sector

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Ibrahim W. Musa has inaugurated the members of National Coordination Implementation Core Team on SDGs...
Nigeria. Northeast, IDP Camp

Bombed camp in northeast Nigeria threatened anew by death

(By Kieran Guilbert| Thomson Reuters Foundation) Six months after a botched military strike rocked their refuge, tens of thousands of Nigerians who thronged the camp...
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Traumatised by Boko Haram violence, women seek counselling to help them cope

(This article originally appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News written by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani) MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Aug 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fati Ibrahim was...
Africa's education shortfalls

Hold states accountable for Africa’s education shortfalls, says UNESCO

Governments must be held accountable for African countries' slow progress on global education goals since underperforming schools and teachers are usually victims of a...