PodcastThe Crisis Room

Environmental Peacebuilding Prospects In Northwest Nigeria

The Crisis Room: Episode 25

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Remote agricultural communities in Nigeria’s northwest and northcentral regions bear the scars of vicious raids by terror groups. The state governments’ response to the crisis has largely been uncoordinated and it has failed to address the multilayered factors behind the crisis, including the decay of environmental resources and livestock.

In today’s episode, we will be discussing climate change-related security risks and conflict caused by environmental resources and livestock. We will also be looking at how climate resilience and environmental peacebuilding can contribute towards sustainable peace in the northwest. 


Hosted by Mariam Mustapha and Murtala Abdullahi

Production Team: Murtala Abdullahi, Tracy-Allen Ezechukwu, and Anthony Asemota. 

The Executive Producer is Ahmad Salkida.

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Murtala Abdullahi

Abdullahi Murtala is a researcher and reporter. His expertise is in conflict reporting, climate and environmental justice, and charting the security trends in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region. He founded the Goro Initiative and contributes to dialogues, publications and think-tanks that report on climate change and human security. He tweets via @murtalaibin

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