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Monthly Archives: October, 2016

Mexico launches biodiversity, business alliance

The Mexican Alliance for Biodiversity and Business, with the aim of promoting the protection, conservation and restoration of biodiversity and ecosystems, was launched last...

COP7 delegates asked to hold industry liable for tobacco ills

About 179 countries will next month converge on Delhi, India for the 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the World Health...

AILAC clamours operationalisation of Paris Agreement

During the Pre-COP22 session held last week in Marrakech, Morocco, as a prelude to the next UN Climate Change Conference that will take place...

IEA raises five-year renewable energy growth forecast

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables, thanks to strong policy support...

Businesses begin shift to low carbon, raise revenue

Global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalising on the opportunities this affords, whilst a large number...

Green bonds could rise to over $80bn in 2016

Moody's Investors Service says that global green bonds volume reached another peak during the three months ended September 30, with the strongest quarterly issuance...

Oilwatch: Habitat III, Urban Agenda justify landgrab, oil extraction

The General Assembly of Oilwatch, which is celebrating its 20 years of existence, met recently in Quito, Ecuador in the framework of the Social...

Ahead COP22: CSOs told to be ‘eye of the nation’

As Nigeria rounds up preparations for the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

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BATN marks 20yrs of transformative impact on smallholder farmers in Nigeria

The BATN Foundation commemorates its 20th anniversary, acknowledging its efforts in promoting sustainable agriculture and bolstering rural development through...
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Ogunpa Forest Reserve: Tragic obliteration of a carbon sink, watershed

In the last few months, we have all watched with horror the ruthless destruction of over 50 hectares worth...

ACReSAL: Ecosystem management plan will reduce poverty, says govt

The Federal Government has expressed determination to reduce poverty through the Agro-Climate Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscape (ACReSAL) project, by...

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BATN marks 20yrs of transformative impact on smallholder farmers in Nigeria

The BATN Foundation commemorates its 20th anniversary, acknowledging its...

Ogunpa Forest Reserve: Tragic obliteration of a carbon sink, watershed

In the last few months, we have all watched...
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