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…

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…

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…

NHCR calls for urgent action on food insecurity

Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for urgent efforts to address food insecurity in Nigeria. Ojukwu made the call in a statement to commemorate the 2022 World Food Day (WFD) which is…

Hydroponic Farming: Kalera Commits to Sustainable Nourishment

One of the world’s leading hydroponic indoor vertical farmers, today signed the premier Vertical Farming Identity Declaration and Manifesto, showcasing its commitment to solve food problems by promoting vertical farming’s resilient, future-proof practices. Kalera is one of 23 international vertical…

Breakthrough Report states International ‘collaboration gap’ might derail climate progress

International ‘collaboration gap’ threatens to undermine climate progress and delay net zero New report sets out urgent priorities to rapidly make more clean technologies the most affordable options in key sectors. Against the backdrop of the energy crisis and the…

Group blames fertiliser price hike on global inflation

Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) has blamed the recent hike in the price of fertiliser on the high inflation rate across the world. The Executive Secretary of FEPSAN, Mr Gideon Negedu, said this in an interview with…

NG-CARES: 25,000 farmers targeted for agricultural support in Katsina

Katsina State Government has targeted more than 25,000 farmers for agricultural assets, to boost food production. Alhaji Mas’ud Banye, the State’s Project Coordinator of FADAMA Programme, said this during the distribution of the support on Friday in Malumfashi Local Government Area (LGA) of…

FAO welcomes $83 million USA contribution to emergency and resilience programmes

Funding to boost efforts in Ethiopia, Afghanistan and Sudan; Sahel and Coastal West Africa also among the list of recipients The USA funds will be used to supply aid and technical assistance to smallholder farmers and livestock-dependent communities. The Food…

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