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Monthly Archives: October, 2018

Nigeria to raise fresh N50bn green bond

Following the successful issuance of its first Sovereign Green Bond, Nigeria has embarked on a follow up scheme for 2018/2019. The initial issuance, which enabled...

14m ha of land need restoration in Nigeria, others – Study

A report on the state of the environment and socio-economic conditions in fragile ecosystems reveals the extent of land degradation in dryland Africa and...

World Cities Day: Highlighting need for cities’ resilience to risks

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Maimunah Mohd Sharif, in a message to commemorate the 2018 World Cities Day...

Volvo Environment Prize 2018 awardee tags Lagos ‘environmental nightmare’

A leading expert and thought leader on urbanisation and sustainability, Xuemei Bai, has painted a grim picture of the spatial status of Lagos, Nigeria’s...

Web-based tools to manage wastewater, faecal sludge launched

The India-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has launched two web-based tools and platforms to help cities and individuals plan their sanitation interventions...

Nigeria’s newest eco houses made from plastic

With 18 billion pounds of plastic filling the oceans each year, this may seem like the last material you’d want to build an eco-house...

AfDB moves to boost climate risk financing, insurance for African countries

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience...

Biotechnology promises efficiency in delivery for women farmers – CSIR-STEPRI director

In developing and middle-income countries including Ghana, women generally make up almost half of the farming population. And, according to the United Nations Development...

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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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