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NAFDAC Nabs Man For Re-Packaging Expired Food Products


National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has arrested a man for dealing on fake and unregistered products and for the relabelling of expired Determined to check the menace of fake drugs and counterfeit products in Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has arrested one Mr. Ebuka Okeke, owner of Ebuka Ventures, ...

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Nigeria, Others Prone To Sea Level Rise –Reports


A recent report by Climate Central, an organization that has consistently monitored climate change shows that Nigeria among other countries are at risk from sea level rise. The countries included Nigeria where one percent of the population may likely be affected, especially, in the coastal areas, while China, Vietnam, Japan, India Philippines and Netherlands, among others are the potential countries ...

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FAO, Norway To Monitor Forest Resources In Developing Countries


Norway and Foods Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have entered into agreement to assist third world countries monitor their forest resources. Taiwo Hassan Norway and Foods Agriculture Organisation have signed about $4.5 million partnership agreement to improve the capacity of developing countries to monitor and report on their forest resources and changes in forest area. The project will facilitate countries’ access to earth ...

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Heavy Rain Wreaks Havoc In Tanzania


Massive storms have hit hard the Ambureti and Shangarai villages in Meru District, destroying farms and houses and causing great losses to the local residents. The storms seem to be a curtain raiser to the heavy long rains that have started to in many parts of Arusha, Manyara and Kilimanjaro Regions in the course of this week. The rains have ...

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Countries In Niger Basin Collaborate On Hydropower, Irrigation


World Bank and Cooperation in international Waters in Africa (CIWA) have earmarked projects that will help countries in the Niger Basin of sub Saharan Africa to address the challenges facing the region. Being one of the world’s most fragile regions, countries in the Niger Basin of Sub Saharan Africa are working together on a project supported by the World Bank ...

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‘Destruction Of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Costs $42bn Damage Annually’


Mangroves are being destroyed at a rate 5 times greater than the average rates of forest loss, costing billions in economic damages and denying millions of people the ecosystem services they need to survive, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Importance of Mangroves: A Call to Action launched yesterday at the ...

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