Assessment of Fadama III on food production in Rural Benue State, Nigeria

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The greatest problem of developing countries, such as Nigeria is poverty. Although the country may have  favourable balance of trade and huge  foreign exchange reserve, the income per capita remains very low with  many people living below the poverty line of one USD per day. Poverty has persisted in Nigeria especially, among rural dwellers, who […]

Climate change requires a radical step from all stakeholder to mitigate its impacts

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Climate change is now affecting every country on every continent. It is disrupting national economies and affecting lives, costing people, communities and countries dearly today and even more tomorrow. People are experiencing the significant impacts of climate change, which include changing weather patterns, rising sea level, and more extreme weather events. The greenhouse gas emissions […]

Impacts of Agriculture and Food Production programmes on Nigeria rural communities.

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Nigeria is One of the Most Highly Blessed Nations in Africa. In spite of the oil, agriculture remains the base of the Nigerian economy, providing the main source of livelihood for most Nigerians. The sector faces many challenges, notably an outdated land tenure system that constrains access to land (1.8 ha/farming household), a very low […]

35 Interesting Facts About Global Warming

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The consumption of fossil fuels in last few decades has contributed much to the degradation of our environment. Global warming, climate change, extinction of wildlife species, depletion of ozone layer, and increase in air pollution are few of the problems from which our environment is suffering. It may be quite a task for anyone to […]

Effects of Conflict Management Strategies on Perceptions of Intragroup Conflict

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Conflict over ideas is thought to be beneficial to task performing groups, research documents a strong interrelation between idea-based task conflict and emotionally laden relationship conflict. The current study posits the manner in which task conflicts are managed influences subsequent relationship conflict. Two hundred seventy participants formed dyads to discuss a task issue. The conflict […]

ASSESSING AND MANAGING THE RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE – INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON climate change

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Download the IPCC fith assessment report viaAR5_IPCC_Whats_in_it_for_Africa Human interference with the climate system is occurring,1 and climate change poses risks for human and natural systems (Figure SPM.1). The assessment of impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability in the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (WGII AR5) evaluates how patterns of risks and potential […]

The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report | What’s in it for Africa? — i The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report What’s in it for Africa?

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Key messages from the Fifth Assessment Report for AfricaAR5_IPCC_Whats_in_it_for_Africa The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report | What’s in it for Afric and long-term approaches to managing climate risks. In the short term, integrating climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction will help withstand shocks to human security and economic development from which recovery can be costly. In […]

Danger at hand!!! Facts about greenhouse effect

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The greenhouse effect is the process by which radiation from a planet’s atmosphere warms the planet’s surface to a temperature above what it would be in the absence of its atmosphere If a planet’s atmosphere contains radiatively active gases the atmosphere radiates energy in all directions. Part of this radiation is directed towards the surface, […]

Role of Youths towards Sustainable Development

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Today, we are consider the issues of sustainable development, it is necessary to understand and integrate different perspectives to move forward. Addressing the two issues of development and the youth condition, also means a willingness to address all of the interrelated pieces of the puzzle, attending to the systemic nature of problems of sustainable development […]

The Executive Director of SESD Welcome Address On World Environment Day

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Let me start by emphasizing the objective of Society for Ecology and Sustainable Development (SESD) which is dedicated towards promoting a safe and sustainable environment locally and globally through actively involving youths and all relevant stakeholders in this Crusade. The creation of Society for Ecology and Sustainable Development (SESD) was a direct outcome of the […]