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Nigerian farmers can’t fight desertification alone

14 Nov 2017, IRIN

While farmers in north Nigeria are taking steps to adapt to drought and desertification by planting trees and sowing hardier crops, the measures are not enough. Lack of funding and political will has resulted in low national implementation of action plans and policies to tackle these issues. To ensure project sustainability, the government needs to include the farmers


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
  • Website: http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
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  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
  • Website: http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
  • Phone:+234 7028803367 +234 803 255 5372
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