NCF is the foremost environmental NGO with over four decades experience in nature conservation and is reputed for establishing and operating world-class wildlife and ecotourism centres such as the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) in Lagos, the Finima Nature Park in Bonny and the Becheve Nature Reserve in the Obudu Plateau.. Click here to Donate
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), cordially invites you to participate in this year's edition of the memorial lecture in honour of its founder. To register for the event click here.
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), the foremost environmental NGO dedicated to nature conservation and biodiversity resources management has engaged a seasoned business development expert to lead its Business Development and Communications team. Mr. Uchenna Chika Achunine was the Executive Director, Centre for Memories (CFM) in Enugu where he provided strong leadership for the Centre that focused on documenting and promoting Igbo memories, culture, history and excellence. As a former Executive Secretary of The Bridge Leadership Foundation (TBLF), based in Calabar, he successfully developed and led a 5-year repositioning and growth strategy of the NGO within the broad context of the local, national & international landscape. Achunine who could be tagged as Prof. Pat Utomi’s protégé, having spent over a decade with the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) in Lagos, is a certified social sector manager, and a product of the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University, who is skilled in programme design and development, with over 13 years of experience in project and people management, social innovation, policy leadership and budgeting, public awareness and advanced advocacy, knowledge development and exchange, livelihood and social inclusion, as well as resource mobilization for organizational sustainability. He is resilient and…
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), a foremost environmental NGO in Nigeria, dedicated to nature conservation and biodiversity resource management, joins the global community to commemorate World Environment Day (WED) 2021 with the theme: “Ecosystem Restoration.” NCF has lined up key activities promoting restoration of the ecosystem across the nation, as this year’s theme is in line with the goals of the Green Recovery Nigeria (GRN) Initiative of NCF. The highpoint of the NCF weeklong activities for WED 2021 is a hybrid event on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at its National Headquarters in Lekki, Lagos. The event will be held in strict compliance with all COVID-19 safety protocols. This would be followed up by setting up school gardens and fruit tree orchards in 20 selected schools across different locations within Lagos State. School grounds cannot be neglected as climate change impact is being felt all over Nigeria, trees will provide much-needed shade and cooling, creating a more pleasant environment for the children to play. Moreover, trees absorb carbon dioxide from the air to grow, having trees will reduce the high rate of carbon dioxide that heats up the atmosphere. Planting trees on school grounds provide fencing and fruit for school children…
Communities across Nigeria have been called upon to appreciate and support biodiversity conservation efforts within their areas to ensure the sustenance of the projects which would offer them immense socio-economic and environmental benefits if properly nurtured and protected. The Director General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano who made the call gave an assurance that the foundation and its partners would give maximum supports through funding, trainings and others to community based organisations that show strong commitment in conservation efforts. He was speaking at the inauguration of the Gashaka Biodiversity Support Initiative (GBSI), that would enable the conservation of endangered organisms including Vultures in Gashaka Kingdom, Taraba State held on Monday, May 17, 2021. GBSI, which is an autonomous biodiversity programme by residents of Gashaka Community has a Board of Trustees with the Emir of Gashaka Kingdom, Alhaji Zubairu Hamman Gabbo as Chairman and is being used as an avenue to reward the Community for its steadfastness in protecting the national park within its domain. In a speech entitled "Community-Based Organisation: Issues and Implications for Rural Biodiversity", Dr. Aminu-Kanu said the people of Gashaka deserved recognition, applause and commendation for jealously guarding and protecting the national park in their…
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