LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

By Fabian Ekeruche Lagos Waste Management Authority(LAWMA) has assured Lagos residents of firm commitment to a cleaner environment . The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LAWMA, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, gave the assurance in a statement on Friday in…

Ondo to support dairy processors to meet demand for local milk products

Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant to Ondo state Governor on Agriculture Business, said the state government had concluded plans to develop dairy industry to boost its economy. Olotu stated this during a stakeholders’ meeting on cattle production value chain in Akure. He said the state…

‘Our Goal is to Sustain a Cleaner Lagos’, Ibrahim Odumboni, Lawma MD

The Managing Director of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr Ibrahim Odumboni has reiterated Lawma’s focus on proactively achieving and sustaining the goal for a cleaner Lagos. He stated this during an exclusive chat with Environment Africa Magazine…

Speakers advocate for increased focus on OneHealth as conference ends

Various speakers and participants have called for an increased focus on OneHealth as a holistic way of addressing health issues in Africa; even as the GET conference on OneHealth and Bio-security ended on Friday, 29th October. OneHealth is defined as a…

CSO’s and Media played critical roles to educate lagosians on Covid19 – Akosa

Civil Society Organizations and the Media were instrumental in ensuring that disinformation and rumours that brought about vaccine hesitancy were dispelled to a very large extent in Lagos State. This assertion was made by Ms Titilope Akosa during her presentation…

GET Summit on OneHealth and BioSecurity seeks a OneHealth Paradigm shift for Africa

The 7th African Conference on OneHealth and BioSecurity, anchored by the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium ‘GET’ was officially declared open by the Lagos State governor, Babatunde Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday in Lagos, Nigeria. The conference is coming amidst the global…

Covid19: Second Phase, Vaccination and Herd Immunity – Beyond Adverse Effects

When the news hit Nigeria of the production of vaccines to combat the Covid19 pandemic, it was received with huge disbelief that quickly turned into outright rejection. The airwaves and rumour mills were agog with different stories; from seemingly authoritative…

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…

Global conference explores science-based pathways towards sustainable food systems

Science, research and innovation are essential to accelerate the transformation to healthier, more sustainable, more equitable and more resilient food systems. What scientific innovations are needed and how they can inform related policies will be put on the front burner…

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