The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Nowhere to Run: Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis

12 September 2017. Brussels. InfoPoint Lunchtime conference and screening: Nowhere to Run
Nigeria faces a looming climate and environmental crisis that it can no longer afford to ignore. Nowhere to Run: Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis explores the creeping effects of climate change and unchecked environmental degradation that pose major socio-economic, political and sustainable development challenges to communities across Nigeria, whose population is projected to reach 450 million by 2050.

Introduction:

  • Michel Arrion, Former EU Ambassador to Nigeria

Discussion:

  • Amara Nwankpa, Director, Public Policy Initiative,
  • Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation
  • Jacqueline Farris Executive Producer and Director General, Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation
Nowhere to Run: Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis tell the story of environmental threats and unique challenges to security in Nigeria from the perspective of affected communities. Produced by Jacqueline Farris, of the Yar’Adua Foundation, Narrated by Late Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr. and Directed by Dan McCain of Core Productions, the film connects the dots between climate change, environmental degradation and security and serves as an advocacy tool to raise awareness of the defining challenge of our time.


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