Nigeria, Niger and Chad are working on a joint trans-border agroecosystem project aimed at the restoration of livelihoods and rehabilitation of the Lake Chad Basin.
Director-General, National Agency for the Great Green Wall, Dr Bukar Hassan, disclosed this tothe News Agency of Nigeria after an international conference on desertification on Sunday in New Delhi, India.
NAN reports that the 14th Conference of Parties (CoP 14) to UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held at India Expo Centre and Mart from Sept. 2 to Sept. 13.
He said that since environmental issues did not recognize national boundaries, the partnership would help to rehabilitate agricultural system, restore degraded land and livelihoods of people in Lake Chad basin.
According to him, the project includes promotion of agroforestry and livestock development in the three participating countries bordering the Lake Chad Basin.
The Director General said that…
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