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The second meeting of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Forum (NZHF) was held in Ebonyi State on 7–8 November.
Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said he was impressed with the impact the Nigeria Zero Hunger Forum (NZHF) was making especially in promoting healthy competition among states with a view to achieving food security.
A 20-year project that protects and manages remnants of decrepit forests in a corner of the Republic of Benin in West Africa has resulted in a biodiversity-rich secondary forest, preserving its most important inhabitants, the critically endangered, endemic red-bellied monkey, Cercopithecus erythrogaster (Cercopithecidae) [at right] and 52 other endangered plant species of economic importance to Africa.