Lagos State Doubles down on Covid19 vaccination exercise.

By Sam Ifeanyi Nwosu …Seeks to ensure total coverage in its strategic first phase. …Residents Troop Out to Take Covid19 Vaccine….But not all are prepared! Mrs. Adepoju Idowu, who is a health official working at a primary healthcare center at…

Summit proffers strategies to overcome Covid-19 Hesitancy in Nigeria

* It is important to ensure herd immunity as the Covid-19 virus mutates * Government at all levels must be proactive enough to answer citizens concerns to engender trust The Lagos state government was applauded by participants for being proactive…

How GEM Technology is pushing Africa towards Self-sufficiency in Rice

The demand for good quality parboiled rice is high in parts of Africa, from east to west, north to south. As at 2015, rice consumption in countries was estimated to be approximately 26 million (MT) of which 13 million MT…

USAID-CORDAID Investment Project to create over 20,000 jobs in West Africa

Virtual Launch for the Cordaid Co-investment Project in West Africa The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub Activity, in partnership with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), launched its co-investment partnership with Stichting Cordaid, managed by Cordaid Investment…

Criminal Gangs Are Cashing In On Humanity’s Plastic Crap

Gangsters aren’t in it for the environment. They’re in it for the money.   Imagine for a moment the world of organized crime in Southeast Asia, and you may picture meth labs, human-trafficking rings, or the billion-dollar trade in endangered…

Swiss Re announces ambitious climate targets including phase-out of coal by 2040

Swiss Re today has announced new measures to support the transition to a net-zero economy, encompassing both asset management and underwriting as well as its own operations. The Swiss Re Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, has announced ambitious…

Fast-Track Energy Transitions to Win the Race to Zero

Press Release: World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines global strategies towards carbon-neutrality and leads way to a climate-safe 1.5°C pathway by 2050 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2021 – Proven technologies for a net-zero energy system already largely exist today, finds…

International Aluminium Institute releases global aluminium industry 2050 climate pathways

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) has published the most comprehensive greenhouse gas emissions reductions pathways available to the aluminium sector over the next three decades. The pathways are based on the IAI’s unrivalled data and leading analysis of the global…

UK Government announces £150 million investment for world’s rainforests The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation.

The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation. Through the newly launched Mobilising Finance for Forests Programme, the Government’s £150 million investment is for businesses and investors who support…

UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting

The United Nations has adopted a new framework that includes the contributions of nature when measuring economic prosperity and human well-being. In a move that may reshape decision and policy-making towards sustainable development, the United Nations has adopted a new framework…

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