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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Giving a voice to the ‘missing’ women in India’s climate plans

Women have the power to put India on the course to a green sustainable future, specifically, poor rural women working in the agriculture sector. India’s economy...

G8 rice plantation project meets Nigeria resistance

Farmers in Nigeria's north eastern state of Taraba are being forced off lands they have farmed for generations to make way for US company...

Global campaigns make 2015 a significant year for sustainability

On Thursday 16 January 2015, we saw the launch of action/2015 – a historic campaign and global movement calling for the eradication of extreme poverty and...

AU, NEPAD launch roadmap for agriculture growth

The African Union Commission (AUC) and NEPAD Agency have launched the AU Implementation Strategy and Roadmap to achieve the 2014 Malabo Declaration, for agricultural...

Report: Africa must embrace ‘wet markets’ as key to food security

Studies find informal markets provide essential sources of food and income for millions of poor, with milk and meat that is often safer than...

Global plastic production rises, recycling lags

New Worldwatch Institute analysis explores trends in global plastic production and recycling For more than 50 years, global production of plastic has continued to rise....

World Bank supports Brazil climate-friendly projects with $400 million

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a $400 million financing package for Banco Itaú Unibanco, one...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the world’s highest emissions are collectively failing to explain how the...
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British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional scholars and fellows who recently completed their studies through the...

WaterAid, Cummins to provide Lagos school with WASH facilities

In a bid to improve access to sanitation in Lagos public schools, WaterAid Nigeria has laid the foundation of...

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Biggest greenhouse gas emitters not reporting true climate impact on businesses – Report

One hundred and forty companies with some of the...

British High Commission welcomes 178 Nigerian Chevening and Commonwealth Scholars

The British High Commission in Nigeria has welcomed 178 exceptional...