In his story, Soilless Farming to the Rescue. How to Boost Agriculture Without Hurting Forests, published by the Foundation for Investigative Journalism, Abdullah Tijani tells how Adebowale Onafowora, a Nigerian agricultural entrepreneur, embraced hydroponics as an alternative to traditional farming.
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A growing body of research suggests that rather than serving as a boon for development, major fuel discoveries tend to spawn corruption and economic instability in countries that lack strong financial institutions and legal systems. More recent research suggests that these effects are not only reserved for the period after governments receive windfalls from fossil fuels. In what’s called the “presource curse,” the anticipation of oil and gas revenues may engender corruption and lead governments to prematurely restructure their economies and pile on debt.
In 2011, an estimated 400 children died from lead poisoning in Bagega community in Zamfara state and thousands more were found to have excess levels of lead in their blood.
In the more than a quarter century since Shell Plc left Ogoniland in southern Nigeria, oil has continued to ooze from dormant wellheads and active pipelines, leaving the 386-square mile kingdom’s wetlands shimmering with a greasy rainbow sheen, its once-lush mangroves coated in crude, well-water smelling of benzene and farmlands charred and barren.
No fewer than 55 communities in four local government areas of Edo State yesterday protested the acquisition of the communities’ rainforest reserve and farmland by the state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in spite of pending court cases on the matter.
Les logiciels libres offrent la possibilité d'améliorer la transparence et de réduire les coûts d'enregistrement des droits fonciers grâce à des outils flexibles et abordables permettant d'uniformiser et de pérenniser les procédures administratives.
Ces logiciels libres sont les suivants: SOLA (Solutions for Open Land Administration) et Open Tenure.
The conflicts between herders and farmers over water and grazing opportunities have been going on for decades.
Após décadas de práticas agrícolas ruins, Lago Chade desaparece, gerando uma onda de fome, migrações, conflitos por terra e fortalecimento do terrorismo