Nigeria’s ecosystem diversity ranges from semi-arid savannah to mountains, seasonal floodplains, rainforests, freshwater swamps and coastal and marine ecosystems. The Niger Delta in Nigeria has the largest expanse of mangroves in Africa. The country’s biodiversity is threatened by population pressure, agricultural expansion, habitat destruction, industrialization, urbanization and climate change.

  • Nigeria participated in the Anglophone Africa Regional Trialogue organized under BES-Net I in Nairobi in May 2019.
  • Under BES-Net II, Nigeria is receiving catalytic support through the BES Solution Fund to implement key priority national actions identified during the Trialogue.

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