African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Africa Fund for Africa approves $1 million reimbursable grant to develop bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone

The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s bankability by supporting technical feasibility studies and regulatory structuring The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million to NewAfrica Impact Ltd to prepare two bioenergy plants…

Biocon Biologics Completes Acquisition of Viatris’ Global Biosimilars Business

Completes the multi-billion-dollar, value accretive transaction in part-equity and part-cash, including: Upfront cash payment of USD 2 billion Issuance of CCPS worth USD 1 billion Creates a unique, fully integrated, leading global biosimilars enterprise with eight commercialized products Accelerates direct commercialization of…

COP27: To go down in history as the African Implementation COP

Photo credit: Reuters. by Duncan MacFadyen   COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik has been an excellent opportunity for Africa, and the world to ensure real change with regards to global warming. There is a massive opportunity for Africa to get it…

International Efforts to Combat Water Threats Are Announced at COP27

The effects of climate change on water supply and sea level rise were among the water issues that preoccupied delegations and organisations at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh. To try to combat the effects of climate change…

COP27: BOAD commits to devote $1.3 billion to green projects by 2025

By Inès Magoum At the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), the West African Development Bank (BOAD) has pledged to devote $1.3 billion to green projects in its member states by 2025. The West African Development Bank (BOAD) will make…

Thousands Tune in Virtually to Hear Bill Gates on Innovating for Food Security & Climate Change in Africa

Bill Gates believes Africa’s young people have the talent and opportunity to accelerate progress and help solve the world’s most pressing problems. This was stated at a virtual global event on food security and climate change organized by Africa.com. With…

Saving West Africa’s Vultures: Conservation Groups partner to develop action plan

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and BirdLife International recently co-organized a sub-regional vulture workshop in Abuja. The event, held over three days from 12 to 14 October 2022 was facilitated by the IUCN Conservation Planning Specials Group and brought together…

FDA Advances the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

*FDA finalizes foundational rule to improve traceability of contaminated foods Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an unprecedented advancement in foodborne illness prevention through the finalization of a rule to more effectively trace contaminated food through the food…

World population to hit 8 billion, UN says

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world’s eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations. “The milestone is an occasion to celebrate diversity and advancements while considering humanity’s shared responsibility for the planet,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said…

Yili Participated in the COP27 Panel Discussion on Green Business Practices

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) was convened in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, drawing worldwide attention. On November 8, the Center for International Knowledge on Development of China hosted the “Seminar on Clean Energy Development — Accelerating Achievement on Affordable and…

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