Nigeria, 22 Others Endorse COP26 Forest, Commodity Trade

Deserted image of southern Nigeria COP26 FOREST

The COP26 Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade (FACT) Dialogue has taken a significant step in bringing together over 20 countries to commit to protecting the world’s forests and natural habitats from destruction. Twenty-three countries, including Nigeria, endorsed a joint statement committing them to work together to protect the world’s precious forests while also promoting sustainable trade and supply chains of agricultural commodities. Launched in February, the FACT Dialogue brings key countries, which buy and produce products such as beef, soy and palm oil together to agree how these can be…

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Buhari approves reversed National Climate Change Policy

Buhari attends ecowas virtual meeting national climate change policy

President Mohammadu Buhari during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday has approved the Revised National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) and the National Climate Change Programmes for Nigeria. This was disclosed in a press statement by the Federal Ministry of Environment signed by the ministry’s Director Press, Mr Saghir el Mohammed. Speaking on the development, the Minister of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr Mohammad Mahmood explained that the new Policy document captures updates of emerging issues in the sectors not reflected in the previous policy. These, according to…

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