Report on the State of Biosafety in Nigeria

Report on the State of Biosafety in Nigeria

In today’s agricultural sector, there is an increased push for the adoption of genetic engineering technology in crop breeding and animal production. This has heightened biosafety concerns in most developing countries including Nigeria as to the safety of the public...
Floods, Climate Change & Covid-19 Report

Floods, Climate Change & Covid-19 Report

According to the Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), flooding led to 68 deaths in the country in 2020 and “affected” 129,000 persons.  Elsewhere in Africa, the UN Office for the coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) informed that more than...
Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems Convergence: A Call for Establishment of Freshwater and Marine Protected Areas in the Gulf of Guinea and Congo Basin (Nigeria, DRC and Cameroon)

Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems Convergence: A Call for Establishment of Freshwater and Marine Protected Areas in the Gulf of Guinea and Congo Basin (Nigeria, DRC and Cameroon)

The virtual convergence/webinar on Freshwater and Marine ecosystems held on 8-9 June 2020 rose with a unanimous call for the creation of Freshwater and Marine Protected Areas in the Gulf of Guinea and the Congo Basin. The convergence or School of Ecology reviewed the...