GGW to deliver dividends to Nigerians

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Nigeria: Agency Seeks Support for Great Green Wall Project

Daily Trust (Abuja)
21 JANUARY 2015


The Director General, National Agency for Great Green Wall (NAGGW), Goni Ahmed, has called on stakeholders to support the Great Green Wall Programme so as to deliver dividends to Nigerians.

Goni said this recently when he received representatives of World Bank and REDD+Secretariat.

The Director General said the support and assistance from stakeholders would ensure the desertification threatening the northern region was brought under control.

He was of the view that desertification had drastically affected the quality of life in northern Nigeria, stressing that it had resulted in high levels of migration, instability, damaging the social fabric of the North and confining them to a future of low productivity, limited economic growth and marginalization.

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