WAPA reaffirms support to vulnerable women through Mega Empowerment

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), on Wednesday said the government would continue to initiate programmes to support vulnerable women in the state. Mrs Bolaji Dada, the Lagos State Commissioner for Women…

28th World Gas Conference extends Call for Papers to January 2022

The WGC2022 National Organizing Committee has taken the decision to extend the Call for Papers deadline for the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) from 27 September 2021 to 28 January 2022. In a statement released early today, the organizing committee disclosed…

Partnership opens Call for women-led climate solutions in Nigeria

The Centre for 21st century Issues (C21st) with support from BothEnds, Netherlands, have opened calls for project proposals on women-led climate solutions initiative across Nigeria; to mitigate climate related challenges. In a statement credited to the group; in a world…

Innovating for sustainability

‘Innovation is a political priority across Europe that can deliver many benefits for society but also generate costs that are often unaccounted for. A European Environment Agency briefing, published today, looks at how innovation can respond to sustainability challenges and…

Kyari Attributes Rising Cooking Gas Price to Undersupply

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, has assured Nigerians that the corporation is working with relevant agencies to ensure that the price of gas is affordable by increasing the volume supplied to the domestic…

OPEC Warns of Impending Oil Price Volatility as Investments dry up

Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr. Sanusi Barkindo, has expressed concern over declining investment in the oil sector which may lead to price volatility if the decline is left uncurbed. The Nigerian-born OPEC chief, who…

Rebuilding Towards a Sustainable and Resilient World with 69 Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2021 Aspiring Award Recipients

This year, the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) celebrates its 10-year anniversary milestone championing the most exceptional CSR programmes across Asia. Over the last decade, AREA is proud and honored to be the advocate in encouraging and inspiring business leaders…

ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize Recognized for helping 25 million farmers in 13 countries to improve income and food production

Nairobi, Kenya, September 8, 2021 – The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for work that has improved food security across 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, a CGIAR Research…

Amazon and The Nature Conservancy announce launch of Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator

The initiative will focus on reforestation and regenerative agroforestry in the Amazon rainforest, removing up to 10 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions through 2050. Investment in the nature-based carbon removal solutions will help fight climate change by naturally…

Omowumi Iledare: Celebrating the Energy Industry Icon at 70

Thursday, September 2nd was a memorable day as the crème de la crème of the energy sector across the value chain, academia and friends converged at the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, to celebrate with Professor Omowumi Iledare as…

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