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Nigeria's wetlands - talking their way out of trouble

In hot water
  • Sun dried in the wetlands
  • Dam good idea?
  • Disappearing grazing
  • Only one river to cross
  • In hot water
  • Cutting the grass
  • Clearer channels of communication
  • Securing the future
  • The road ahead

In hot water

Fields like this one, close to the remaining channel, are threatened by seasonal inundation, which further spreads the Typha. The loss of productive farmland to the invasive grass has led to land use conflict, abandonment of villages and migration.



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