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Monthly Archives: January, 2017

States urged to emulate Akwa Ibom State’s climate initiatives

State governments have been urged to emulate the Akwa Ibom State Government’s efforts towards addressing climate change. Climate expert and negotiator, Prof. Olukayode Oladipo, who...

ADB bankrolls Indonesian geothermal energy with $109m

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday, 26 January 2017 in Manila, The Philipines, signed a new $109 million financing package for the Muara...

Benue, group express concern for orphans, vulnerable children

The Benue State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Mwuese Mnyim, has assured of government's commitment to partner the Association for Orphans...

Transport sector must fast-track shift to low carbon

Current and foreseeable policies to mitigate carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from global transport activity will not suffice to achieve the international community’s climate ambitions, a...

Banks, investors back sustainable finance under UNEP initiative

Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totaling $6.6 trillion in assets, on Monday, 30 January 2017 in Paris, France launched the Principles for...

African leaders commit to advance immunisation

Among the 10 commitments, the Heads of State have resolved to increase vaccine-related funding, strengthen supply chains and delivery systems, as well as make...

Ogun, FUNAAB to regenerate forest reserves

Ogun State Government has said that it will partner with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) to regenerate its forest reserves, revitalise forestry...

Group applauds as legislators investigate N9.2bn clean cookstoves deal

Follow The Money, a campaign being promoted by the Abuja-based Connected Development (CODE) aimed at tracking and monitoring governmental and international aid disbursements, has...

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Germany environmental groups warn against cuts in climate funding

Environmental groups are demanding that the German Government should not cut funding for efforts to address climate change, amid...
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Group to assist NGOs, SMEs, others to access funding

The Africa Business Ventures and Investment Group, says it will assist civil society organisations (CSOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and...

Global gas flaring rises to highest level since 2019, says World Bank

The amount of gas flared worldwide in 2023 rose by nine billion cubic meters (bcm) to 148 bcm, its...

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Germany environmental groups warn against cuts in climate funding

Environmental groups are demanding that the German Government should...

Group to assist NGOs, SMEs, others to access funding

The Africa Business Ventures and Investment Group, says it...
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