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Nigeria to adopt global forest initiative

With the decline in forest resources, the Federal Government has put in place measures that would ensure forest reserves are managed sustainably. Speaking at the Extra-Ordinary Session of National Forestry Development Committee (NFDC), in Lafia, Nasarawa state, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Ibukun Odusote, stated that Nigeria has joined the global initiatives for sustainability. […]

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InternationalYouthDay: Youths Must Take Responsibility And Speak With One Voice – Ugah

Youths must take responsibility for their lives and speak with one voice if they must be taken seriously in the country,” said founder of Green Planet Planet Initiative International, Godwin Ugah at the 2019 International Youth Dat celebration held in Calabar. The International Youth Day is a day set aside by the United Nations to […]

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Ayade, Ikpeazu, others plant one million trees in Cross River

In a bid to stem the tide of deforestation, Cross River governor, Prof Ben Ayade, on Tuesday joined by his Abia counterpart, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, led thousands of CrossRiverians to plant one million trees in the state. The event tagged: “Cross River State wet season green carnival,’ with the theme: “Calabar Green Canopy Scheme” has […]

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GPII Partners GEF, Embarks on Climate Change Mitigation Projects

The Green Planet Initiative International has embarked on projects aimed at mitigating climate change. The community based approach to climate change mitigation project (CBACCMP) started with the establishment of contacts with the projects stakeholders in the three communities in Bakassi( Akwa-Obutong, Esuk-Okon and Edik Idim).   Stakeholders scheduled a planning meeting after community entry with […]

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17 years after, government kicks off environmental policy

With growing concerns about oil exploration activities in the Niger Delta, air and water pollution, associated with continued urbanization and industrialization, the Federal government last week initiated moves to review its 17 year-old National Policy on Environment.   Nigeria formulated its first national policy on the environment in 1991. It was revised in 1999, and […]

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Gov Ayade calls on UN REDD+ to establish a desk office in the state

As part of effort to document its activities on climate change, Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has called on UN-REDD+ programme to establish a desk office in the state as a leading state not only in Nigeria but in Africa. The governor made the appeal when he received the Chief Technical Adviser, Nigeria […]

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Green Planet Initiative International in Perspective

Green Planet Initiative International is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation established in 2008, committed to carrying out activities that ensure the sustainable management of environmental resources, promotion of sound health and well-being.   Our Objectives: GPII will work with all stakeholders to address the challenges of awareness, environmental right and appropriate policy implementation in Nigeria. In […]

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