The Director-General, National Agency for the Great Green Wall, Ahmed Goni, has said that 43 per cent of Nigeria's land mass is threatened by desertification.

The Department of Social Forestry has planned a project with the prime objective of establishing plantation for biodiversity enhancement coupled with improving socio-economic condition in the count

The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Parks and Wildlife and Environment, Ousman Sowe, has said the growing threat of global warming, desertification, land degradation and loss of biodiversity

Jigawa State’s Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) in northern Nigeria has said that it had planted 10,000 assorted seedlings to combat desertification in the state.

Desertification -- climate change-triggered degradation of land ecosystems -- might, in a decade, create 50 million refugees, the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD), a global initiative led by 30

Security challenges have stalled the implementation of the Great Green Wall (GGW) project in the North-East, a check by the News Agency of Nigeria reveals.

THE final draft of the national Climate Change Policy, which aims to provide the framework for the introduction of climate protection measures, is expected to be ready by the end of this month.

In a bid to curb desert encroachment and land degradation, Sokoto State Government has banned the practice of felling trees which some use as firewood for domestic purposes.

China faces a serious threat of deteriorating land and the extinction of rare animals and plants, though it has formed a basic network of protection zones, the national environmental protection aut

The twentieth anniversary of World Day to Combat Desertification will be held tomorrow at the Okashana Rural development Centre under the slogan "No such thing as a free lunch.