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Urbanisation: Experts proffer solutions to emerging challenges in Africa

An environmental expert, Dr Dana Omran, says there is a need to strengthen local governments and other institutions, to engender economic growth. Omran is the Global...

UNILAG bags £1.9m grant for research on urbanisation, conflict resolution in Africa

 The University of Lagos (UNILAG), alongside two other foreign varsities, has bagged a research grant worth £1.9 million to conduct research on migration, urbanisation,...

Planners urged to address urbanisation challenges

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has urged members of the Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP) to tackle the consequences of rapid...

Govt seeks collaborative approach to sustainable, resilient urbanisation

The Federal Government has called for a collaborative approach toward acheving a sustainable and resilient urban development in the country. The Minister of Works and...

Rapid urbanisation increasing climate risk, says report

Rapid urbanisation is making people more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a new UN report that highlights diverse initiatives worldwide...

How urbanisation drives deforestation, by study

Cities' sustainability efforts may be undermined by urban destruction of forested carbon sinks. Worldwatch Institute's “Can a City Be Sustainable?” examines the core principles of...

Researchers explore avenues to curb unsavoury Africa urbanisation

Following previous meetings held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in March 2013 and in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2014, the Africa Urban Research Institute (AURI)...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

The government of Nigeria has been told to value and prioritise youth engagement by providing them with platforms to...
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New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s largest city on Friday, January 27, 2023, with every fire...

Sustainable energy: Schneider explains how microgrids can reduce carbon emission

Digital energy multinational, Schneider Electric, says existing technologies can reduce carbon emissions by 70 per cent and engineer a...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

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Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s...