Africa: Biosafety and Biosecurity, a conversation with Professor Johnson Ekpere

In this fourth series of our Conversations we will be discussing issues of biosafety and biosecurity in Nigeria and Africa. Over the years, Africans have been very concerned on biosafety matters and our governments played key roles in the negotiations and preparation of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) as well as in […]

Media Training on Biosafety

Port Harcourt Port Harcourt

As the world recovers from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are presented an opportunity to define new ways of living and in line with the lessons the pandemic has taught us. One of such lessons is on the need to build our local economies, particularly with regard to food production. During the lockdowns […]

Conversations on Ecocide

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Dialogue with Medical Practitioners

The dialogue will deepen conversation/understanding on issues of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the state of biosafety in Nigeria with a view to getting expert recommendations on way forward for promoting the health of our peoples and our environment.

Workshop with Judiciary Officials

There is need for Nigerians to learn from all sides of the debate on GMOs and biosafety, and see the importance of the Precautionary Principle as key to the protection of our biodiversity and life in general. The focus of this workshop is to examine the implications of modern biotechnology and define the path for […]

School of Ecology (SoE) 2- Shifting the Power Lines

This will be the second session of the SoE for 2021. It will cover the following topics- Introduction to climate change/climate science; Political economy, power alternatives & the development pathways; Overview of existing legal strategies and climate litigation; False climate solutions; Shifting the power lines and power alternatives in Africa, etc.

Media training on Environmental Reporting

The media set the agenda for public discourse under certain circumstances and provide information that helps the masses make informed decisions and join in taking crucial actions. With the various environmental issues that are challenging the Niger Delta and Nigeria at large, the continent of Africa and the world at large, how well are the […]