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We are yet to effectively communicate climate chage

We are yet to effectively communicate climate change

In 2015, the Comity of Nations put in place the Paris Agreement, a legally binding international treaty on climate change. The agreement is considered a landmark effort in addressing Climate Change, it is a binding agreement that brings together nations for a collective cause to embark on determining work to fight climate change and adapt …

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Why Community voice must be at centre of climate justice

Why Community voice must be at centre of climate justice

Approaches to addressing climate justice, often neglect community voices while outsourcing issues of advocacies, mitigation, and adaptation to experts who do not have an understanding of how the communities are impacted by climate change. Community voice must be at the center of CLIMATE JUSTICE since over one billion people globally live in informal settlements. Many …

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We are losing beans farm to climate change – Jiwa Farmers

We are losing beans farm to climate change – Jiwa Farmers

Farmers at the Jiwa community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria’s capital city have continued to recount how they are losing their beans farm to a change in weather, a condition they said was brought upon them by the climate change. The farmers who spoke to MAWA-Foundation at a …

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Climate Change reason for our low harvest – Dobi Farmers

Climate Change reason for our low harvest – Dobi Farmers

Farmers in the Dobi community of Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Nigeria’s capital city have attributed their low harvest to climate change impact. Pointing out how the change in weather conditions brought by climate change is becoming a major threat to their survival. Driving into the community that is about 30 …

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We are losing means of livelihood to climate change – Kuje farmers

We are losing means of livelihood to climate change – Kuje farmers

Farmers at the Chibiri community in Kuje Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have continued to recount how they are losing their harvest which is the means of their livelihood to hotness in weather conditions that they say are being propelled by climate change. Driving into the community from Gwagwalada Area Council which is …

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We lost 65% Yam to climate change – FCT farmers

We lost 65% Yam to climate change – FCT farmers

Farmers at the Kwaita community in Kwali Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria’s capital city have continued to recount how they lost over 65% of their yam harvest to excessive heat caused by hot weather as a result of climate change. In the community that is predominantly farmers located a few kilometres from …

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Climate change making us poorer - FCT community farmers

Climate change making us poorer – FCT community farmers

Farmers in the Yaba community in Abaji Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria’s capital city are recounting how climate change is impacting them and pushing them into hunger and poverty. Driving from Abaji Area Council Secretariat to the Yaba community is about 47 kilometres. From the Lokoja-Abuja highway junction close to the Kwaita …

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N119.4 million Agric Min Kuje road fails months after completion

N119.4 million Agric Min Kuje road fails months after completion

The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in what appears corruption that has helped undermine Nigeria’s development has constructed a substandard road at the cost of N119.4 million. The project was constructing a 1.5-kilometre asphaltic road at Pasali 2 community Gaube farmland extension in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory-Abuja. The …

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Denied Farming on Their Ancestral Land The Anguish of Abuja Indigenous People

Denied Farming on Their Ancestral Land: The Anguish of Abuja Indigenous People

For over four decades, dozens of Abuja indigenous people have been in conflicts with the Federal Government and Abuja Development Authorities over land ownership, access, and control. In the conflicts, indigenous ancestral lands have been forcefully taken over by the government and its officials, denying indigenous farmers access to land, forcing them into poverty and …

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I lost my beans farm to climate change – FCT Farmer

I lost my beans farm to climate change – FCT Farmer

Mr. Chikaodili popularly known as Papa Ejima among the Bmuko community inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT-Abuja) has narrated how he lost his beans farm to the impact of climate change. Papa Ejima who spoke to MAWA-Foundation on his farm, said the sudden stop of rainfall, stunted the growth of the beans he cultivated …

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