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PARIS AGREEMENT: NIGERIA SUBMITS NDC REPORT TO UNFCCC

As a practical demonstration of its commitment to the Paris agreement on global action on climate crisis, Nigeria has submitted its nationally determined contribution interim report to the United Nations Framework convention on climate change.

Submitting the report on behalf of the Nigeria government, minister of environment, Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar stated that Nigeria is making steady progress towards meeting its NDC.

This action, he notes, underscores the country’s determination to achieving the commitment signed in 2015 to reduce Nigeria’s carbon emissions by 20 percent unconditionally and 45 percent conditionally with international support by 2030.

The submission made by Nigeria is also to fulfill the requirements for competing in the 2021 nationally appropriate mitigation action ( NAMA) call for proposal which is an opportunity provided by Germany, the federal ministry of environment, nature conservation and nuclear safety and others to mobilize finance for climate action around the globe, mainly to finance the mitigation of measures of the NDC.

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