Deforestation: Nigeria loses 400,000ha of forest, targets 25% cover

Not too long ago, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, disclosed that Nigeria loses over 400, 000 hectares of forest land annually to deforestation.
Director General, IITA, Mr. Nteranya Sanginga said, in Nigeria today, deforestation or loss of vegetation for economic reasons is about 3.5 percent.

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