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AfDB boss calls for action to reduce world dependence on fossil fuel

African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, says urgent action is needed to reduce the world’s dependence on fossil fuels and harness...

AfDB appoints Amadou Hott as Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa envoy

African Development Bank Group President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has appointed Senegal’s former minister, Amadou Hott, as his Special Envoy and global champion for the Alliance...

Osinbajo, former Colombia president, AfDB lead billion-dollar carbon market

The Federal Government of Nigeria is pioneering a voluntary billion dollars’ worth Carbon Market on the continent. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President...

Climate finance: Adesina reiterates $100bn commitment ahead of COP27

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has reiterated commitments made by developed countries to provide $100 billion annually in climate...

AfDB mulls mobilising $13bn for climate change – Adesina

President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said it’s fund, the African Development Fund (ADF), would introduce a Climate Action Window to mobilise...

Buhari, Adesina mourn ‘intellectual giant’ Prof. Mabogunje

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to family, friends and associates of Prof. Akin Mabogunje, who passed on at 90. Buhari declared that Mabogunje’s “departure...

AfDB establishes African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation to transform continent’s healthcare sector

The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation, a new institution that will significantly...

COVID Omicron variant: Ban on African countries unfair, discriminatory — Adesina

The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says the travel ban on some African countries over Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant, is “very...

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$38tr in yearly damages: World economy committed to income reduction of 19% due to climate change

Even if CO2 emissions were to be drastically cut down starting today, the world economy is already committed to an...
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Govt collaborates with environmental practitioners’ institute on sustainability

The Federal Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Abuja expressed determination to partner with the Institute...

SRADev, NESREA proffer guideline for effective waste batteries management

Having identified health and environmental hazards associated with substandard recycling activities of lead acid batteries, a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed...

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Govt collaborates with environmental practitioners’ institute on sustainability

The Federal Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, April 16,...
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