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Rural awareness key to addressing climate change

Rural awareness key to addressing climate change

Rural awareness and capacity building of the local inhabitants is key to addressing climate change. The United Nations and other development partners working to address climate change impacts, must identify and work with local partners within the media and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake rural awareness and capacity building on climate change. And, in …

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What is Climate Change? FCT farmers lack awareness

What is Climate Change? FCT farmers lack awareness

In the last four decades, Nigeria had expended a huge amount of resources in addressing poverty and lifting citizens out of hunger. Apart from corruption and lack of political will that frustrate the initiatives and investments, climate change poses the most significant change to humanity with the likelihood of being the greatest factor leading to …

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The poor lost landownership and control in FCT-Abuja

The poor lost landownership and control in FCT-Abuja

The poor farmers that spoke to MAWA-Foundation at the FO1 area of Kubwa in Bwari Area Council of FCT, in different narratives, gave accounts of how their lands located around the Military Pension Board along Daughters of Charity Hospital were taking over without any form of compensation. They gave accounts of how they lost ownership …

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FCT Dutse Alhaji PHC Hospital Remains Uncompleted Eight Years After

FCT Dutse Alhaji PHC Hospital Remains Uncompleted Eight Years After

The Dutse Alhaji residents’ hope of having Primary Health Care  (PHC) has been dashed as a hospital construction in their area has since remained uncompleted eight years after it was commenced. The project located at Zone 6 in Dutse Alhaji area of Bwari Area Council in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, was awarded in 2014. …

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FCT community kids learn under despicable condition

FCT community kids learn under despicable conditions

Children of the Takpese community in kwali Area Council of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory are learning under despicable conditions. The government public primary school kids in the community and other neighboring villages depend on for their formal education has since collapsed, forcing the kids to learn under despicable conditions. A visit to the school that …

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FCT community school kids learn sitting on ground

FCT community school kids learn sitting on ground

Children in Dokuma community of Bwari Area Council, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory in what affirms the country’s education neglect are learning sitting on a bare floor. A visit to the community primary school, shows a despicable environment, kids are allowed to learn. Moving round the school, one sees deplorable classrooms with leaking roofs and fallen …

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Chinese mining activities shrink, contaminate our stream - FCT Community

Chinese mining activities shrink, contaminate our stream – FCT Community

Inhabitants of the Bmuko community in Bwari Area Council of  Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have said their community stream has been contaminated by the activities of a Chinese company that carries out mining activities in the area. Bmuko is about one kilometre away from the Tipper Garage, opposite Dutse Mkaranta along Bwari road, and …

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Climate change reduces Banana production,

Climate change reduces Banana production, affects child education in FCT community

Small-scale farmers at the Bmuko Community in Bwari Area Council of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have continued to lament how climate change is affecting Banana production and impacting their children’s education. Mr. Liberty Oseni, the Coordinator of MAWA Foundation, under the organization’s “Community Voice Project” led a team of journalists and researchers to the …

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FCT residents rely on a dirty pond as only source of water

FCT residents rely on a dirty pond as only source of water

Residents of Anguwan Kudi Nuku Community in Abaji Area Council of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) rely upon dirty ponds as their only source of drinking water. The community lack access to safe drinking water, a situation that has since forced them to drink from a dirty pond that is meant for animals. This is …

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FCT community residents rely on dirty water as only source of drinking

Residents of Dapa Community in Kwali Area Council of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) rely upon dirty water from floating gutters as their only source of drinking water. The community that has an estimated 1,500 inhabitants lack access to safe drinking water, a situation that has since forced them to drink from dirty gutters that …

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