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We found a rare insect at an unspoilt stream in Nigeria – sign of a need to explore and protect

Wetlands are essential to the health of the planet. The plants that grow in and around the water store carbon, and wetland ecosystems support biodiversity and provide clean water and food.   Ramsar is the international organisation that protects important wetlands. There are 2,434 Ramsar sites worldwide; 420 are in Africa. The continent accounts for […]

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Open governance: Edo govt, UNDP partner on tech-enabled contracting system

To consolidate on its reforms to achieve transparency in governance, the Edo State Government has entered into a partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to deploy a tech-based Open Contracting and Project Monitoring solution.   The Managing Director/CEO of the Edo State Public Procurement Agency, Mr. Henry Imogiemhe Idogun, who disclosed this, said […]