Bridging Progress and Conservation: The Essential Role of Environmental Impact Assessment in Infrastructure Projects

In an era of expanding infrastructure, the intersection of progress and environmental preservation is a delicate balance. At Resourcefield Limited, we recognize the importance of harmonizing development with conservation through our specialized Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services. The Dynamics of Infrastructure Development: Infrastructure projects are indispensable for societal progress, but they often come with environmental implications. From construction to operation, these projects can affect ecosystems, biodiversity, and community well-being. The Significance of Environmental Impact Assessment: EIAs act as a critical tool to

FCTA to fine residents N100,000 for illegal tree felling

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Sunday, May 2, 2021 said cutting down of a tree either in private compound or in a public place without permission would attract a fine of N100,000. Mrs Riskatu Abdulazeez, the Director, FCTA Department of Parks and Recreation, made this known during a tour of the sites where flamboyant trees are planted within the city centre, in Abuja. She noted that once any tree planted in private houses had grown, it would become a public

Workplan for Country Action Plan to protect threatened pollinating species validated

A group of ecologists has authenticated a workplan aimed at protecting pollinating species threatened with extinction. At a meeting held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, October 15, 2021, participants validated the National Trialogue on Pollinator-Friendly Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Country Action Plan’s multi-year workplan. Reviewed and adopted in July 2019, the LDN Country Action Plan was produced from the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) third “Anglophone Africa Regional Trialogue: Bright Spots for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN), Pollinators and Food Security” workshop held

Zungeru hydropower dam project to go operational soon

The 700MW Zungeru hydro-eletric power dam being constructed by the Federal Government will soon become operational, Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has said. This is contained in a statement by Mrs Mary-Noel Berje, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in Minna, the state capital, on Friday, April 30, 2021. Bello made this known when he visited the dam site in Zungeru in Wushishi Local Government Area of the state alongside other government officials. Represented by his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Ibrahim