Monthly Archives: October 2020

WEP TRAINS FARMING COMMUNITIES ON THE PRODUCTION OF ORGANIC PESTICIDE

Farmers from Dobi and Pagadna communities in Gwagwalada have undergone a training on the production of organic pesticide organized by Women Environmental Programme (WEP) as part of activities on the Global Environment Facility – Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) funded project “Controlling Chemical Fertilizers and Pesticides Use through Organic Farming in Dobi and Padgana Communities in Gwagwalada Area Council, Abuja, FCT”. The project is aimed at promoting sustainable agriculture and combating climate change through the adoption of organic farming practices in...

TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN ACROSS NIGERIA

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) received from the Department of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environment, 3000 trees seedlings as part of the Presidential Trees Planting Campaign to tackle climate change in Nigeria. The tree seedlings have been planted across the country and distributed to various communities and organizations for planting. The tree planting campaign is in fulfillment of President Buhari’s pledge to plant 25 million trees in Nigeria to enhance the country’s carbon sink as part of the country’s efforts to implement the...