Lagos Hosts Landmark CLEAN-Air Forum 2024 to Combat Air Pollution in Africa

Air quality stakeholders in Africa are scheduled to convene in Lagos, Nigeria for a five-day CLEAN-Air Forum to discuss the pressing issue of air pollution in the continent. The Forum is expected to attract over 300 participants from over 40…

Industrial Wastewater Identified as Primary Cause of Pollution in Lagos State, reveals NIEE Lagos

…….Unchecked Free zone operations amongst causes of industrial pollution. …….Regulatory challenges hinder pollution control efforts   Environmental engineers in Lagos have raised concerns about the significant impact of industrial wastewater on pollution levels in the state. They attribute the ongoing…

AfDB and Red Cross stress co-creation to build resilience in Africa

African Development Bank and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) stress co-creation to build resilience in Africa The exchange highlighted the importance of strategic partnerships to reduce humanitarian funding gaps in the medium to long-term by pursuing a…

G-7 leaders reaffirm support for billion-dollar infrastructure programme for Africa

G-7 leaders meeting at their summit in Puglia, Italy have reaffirmed support for multi-billion-dollar infrastructure projects across Africa to realise the continent’s economic potential and transformation.

HOMEF’s Ecology School Interrogates New and Emerging Technologies in Africa

Currently, the world is struggling to address two major crises – food insecurity and climate change. To this end, various technological solutions have been proposed/implemented. Some of these technologies are being deployed in Africa without adequate regulatory procedures or risk…

June Climate Meetings Take Modest Steps Forward; Steep Mountain Still to Climb Ahead of COP29

The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded today after two weeks of intensive work across a range of issues where progress is needed on the path to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP29) this November in Baku, Azerbaijan. “We’ve taken modest…

FENRAD congratulates Dr. Nkiruka Maduekwe on appointment as DG of Nigeria’s National Council on Climate Change

Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy & Development (FENRAD), an Environmental Advocacy organization in Abia State and Southeast Regional Coordinator – Climate, Sustainable & Development Network (CSDEVNET), committed to environmental and climate advocacy has congratulated Abia-born Environmental Expert, Dr. Nkiruka Maduekwe…

Tolaram Group takes over Guinness Nigeria – as President Tinubu Commends the company for Reposing Confidence in Nigeria’s Economy

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has commended the Indonesian business conglomerate, the Tolaram Group, for believing in Nigeria and having absolute faith in her economy. Tolaram, which partnered Nigeria to build the Lekki Free Trade Zone and the country’s first deep…

Full Text of #WorldEnvironmentDay Press Briefing by NIEE Lagos

LAGOS STATE CHAIRMAN’S ADDRESS DELIVERED AT THE COMMEMORATION OF THE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2024 OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS (NIEE) LAGOS STATE CHAPTER (A DIVISION OF NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS)

Record-breaking World Environment Day spotlights land restoration, desertification and drought resilience

With a focus on restoring degraded lands, combatting desertification and building drought resilience, countries around the world came together today to mark World Environment Day 2024, under the rallying call ‘Our Land. Our Future. We are #Generation Restoration’. On the…

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