Three additional Biosphere Reserves Designated & Approved by the UNESCO MAB ICC for Nigeria.

Three additional Biosphere Reserves Designated & Approved by the UNESCO MAB ICC for Nigeria.

DG-FRIN and also the elected Chair of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (Prof Adeshola Adepoju) as part of his first international assignment Chaired and Moderated the Virtual 32nd Session of the MAB-ICC as organized in Paris by MAB Secretariat. The MAB-ICC meeting started on Monday, 26th of October 2020 and ended Tuesday 27th of October 2020.
Congratulations to DG, FRIN/MAB-ICC Bureau Chair for his resilience, doggedness & hard work which culminated into the approval of 3 additional Biosphere Reserves in Nig by MAB-ICC today. The first & only BR (Omo Biosphere Reserve) was designated in 1971. However, Three additional Biosphere Reserves were designated & approved today by the UNESCO MAB ICC
• Oban Biosphere Reserve, Cross Rivers
• Okwangwo Biosphere Reserve, Cross Rivers
• Hadejia-Nguru-Bade Biosphere Reserve in Yobe-Jigawa

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