SPDC Battles Letugbene Community Over Land Dispute

The people of Letugbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State have shut down a drilling rig belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC), alleging the company’s failure to accord them recognition as…

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Mark Carney, UN Race to Zero campaign, COP26 Presidency launch Net Zero Financial Alliance

Press Release: Industry-led and UN-convened Net Zero Banking Alliance also announced today, co-launched by the…

Criminal Gangs Are Cashing In On Humanity’s Plastic Crap

Gangsters aren’t in it for the environment. They’re in it for the money.   Imagine…

UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting

The United Nations has adopted a new framework that includes the contributions of nature when measuring economic prosperity and human well-being. In a move that may reshape decision and policy-making towards sustainable development, the United Nations has adopted a new framework…

Fish Farmers in Cameroon record increased Income upon Adoption of Technologies

Djam Wilfred Chiatoh, is a fish farmer from the central region of Cameroon. He is also an animal production specialist but after 12 years of poultry, pig and rabbit farming, coupled with a loss of over 2,000 pigs to African…

UK Government announces £20 million fund to fuel search for electric vehicle innovations

The UK Government has announced a £20 million fund for a research and development competition for innovative electric vehicle (EV) projects during British Science Week. The competition is open to some of the most promising electric vehicle technology innovations. With previous…

“I am better off as a Farmer” …the story of a Banker turned Poultry Farmer

Due to the popular misconceptions about agriculture, many young Africans have no interest in agribusiness ventures. Upon completing their academic pursuits, young graduates usually scuttle for jobs and in many cases, remain unemployed while waiting for the ‘golden opportunity’. Whereas,…

The IDB and IRENA Join Forces to Foster a Sustainable Energy Future in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a partnership that will help drive the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the…

Satelligence partners with GAR to delink palm oil production from deforestation

Utrecht, 25th February 2021 – Agritech company Satelligence has partnered with Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), following a three month trial, to deliver near real-time deforestation risk monitoring of GAR’s full palm oil concessions and supply chain, covering all of Indonesia. Based…

Stakeholders build capacity to access green funds for climate action projects

“We need to strengthen our capacity, increase institutional integrity and increase Gender participation to readily access funds for our climate action activities” This call was made made by Ms Titi Akosa on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the opening of…

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