Milestones

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  • 1980 – NCF was established.

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  • 1984 – Assisted in developing National Conservation Strategy.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • 1985 – Supported the enactment of The Endangered Species Decree.

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  • 1987 – Drafting of National Conservation Education Strategy.

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  • 1990 – Established the Lekki Conservation Centre.

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  • 1992 – Established the Hadejia-Nguru wetlands conservation project.

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  • 1997 – Participated in drafting of National Conservation Strategy.

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  • 1997 – Assisted to develop Nigeria’s Vision 2010 on the environment.

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  • 1999 – Review of the National Parks Decree.

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  • 1999 – Review of the National Forestry Policy.

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  • 2000 – Collaborated with the Federal Department of Forestry on the drafting of Nigeria’s National Forestry Law.

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  • 2002 – Established the Niger-Delta Conservation and Sustainable Development (NDCSD) Project to instigate a paradigm shift from oil and gas dependence to realizing the trade value of biodiversity among others.

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  • 2005 – Embarked on participatory Forest Management Project in Mambilla & Donga Sites in Taraba States.

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  • 2006 – Commenced the Wing over Wetlands Project in Gombe and Jigawa States.

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  • 2008 – Established the Biodiversity Action Plan Project in Edo State.

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  • 2010 – Part of Federal Government delegation to United Nations Climate Change Conference and presented Nigeria’s position paper on climate change at the conference.

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  • 2012 – Led the review of the National Biodiversity Strategic Action Plan for Nigeria.

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  • 2017 – Organised the first National Summit on the Green Recovery Nigeria initiative.

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  • 2018 – Commenced the implementation of Biodiversity Monitoring Action Plan in Niger-Delta.

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  • 2020 – Enlisted Finima Nature Park as a Ramsar Site.

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