Environment & Conservation

Rivers State Legislators

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development, (CEHRD) organised a one day Capacity Building Workshop for Rivers State Legislators on Biodiversity and Climate Change Legislations organized in Port Harcourt. Present at the workshop was the Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, (RVHA) Rt. Hon. Ikuinyi-Owaji Ibani, who gave his remark. Also present …

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CEHRD supported 35 Ogoni farmers with improved and climate resilient varieties of seedlings

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) supported 35 Ogoni farmers from communities in Tai Local Government Areas, Rivers State with improved and climate resilient varieties of seedlings like cassava stems, plantain suckers, banana suckers, maize seeds and cucumber seeds.The seedlings were distributed to the farmers in Kporghor community. CEHRD will also extend …

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Press Release to Commemorate the International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem

The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, adopted by the General Conference of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2015 and celebrated annually on 26 July, aims to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as “a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem” and to promote solutions for their …

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2-Day Capacity Building for Women for Environmental Justice Network (WEJN) in Bayelsa State

CEHRD organised 2-day capacity building for Women for Environmental Justice Network (WEJN) on “Advocating for Environmental Justice” under the environment stream of the Dutch project. The women were drawn from communities across Bayelsa state with the following objectives: 1. To train them on what is environmental discrimination and how it can be identified; different strategies to …

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2-Day Capacity Building for Women for Environmental Justice Network (WEJN) in Rivers State

 CEHRD organised a 2-day capacity building for Women for Environmental Justice Network (WEJN) on “Advocating for Environmental Justice” under the environment stream of the Dutch project. The women were drawn from communities across Rivers state with the following objectives: 1. To train them on what is environmental discrimination and how it can be identified; different strategies to …

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