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…

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…

Lawyers Press International Court to Investigate a ‘Network’ Committing Crimes Against Humanity in Brazil’s Amazon

A court filing details an unrelenting barrage of threats, torture and murders intended to drive rural people from the rainforest and speed the extraction of natural resources. In a novel strategy, lawyers argue that the crimes are linked to a…

Panelists advocate commitment to manufacturing capacity, not just political will at 8th African Conference on OneHealth and BioSecurity

“We need to stop lying to ourselves and face reality. There’s no way we can be seeking aid from foreign countries so that we can be better developed than they are. The World doesn’t work that way”, says Dr Alexander…

Biological Threats identified as Biggest Emerging Global Security Concern at 8th African Conference on OneHealth

“We are facing the greatest threats to human existence in the form of biological threats” ‘If infectious diseases are used as bioweapons, it could trigger extremely disastrous consequences’, Prof Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner of Health. That was the submission…

LASG partners GETP to host 8th Conference on OneHealth and BioSecurity: To launch OneHealth Strategy

Lasg to partner on 8th OneHealth/Biosecurity Conference To Launch Strategic OneHealth roadmap Global Emerging Treatment (GET) Pathogens promises an impact oriented conference The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has disclosed that the lagos state government, with the…

Plastics are piling up in soil across the world warns UN environment agency

Plastics used in farming activities are accumulating in agricultural soil worldwide at an alarming rate, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) published on Monday reveals. Plastics are used extensively in agriculture, from plastic-coated seeds to protective wraps…

Chula Launches a Bioproduct “Microbes to Clean Up Oil Spill in the Ocean”

Article shows a new technology using microbes to combat oil spill contamination and can be used also for oil spill remediation.

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