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Ministers launch agenda focusing on innovation, environmental sustainability, farmers’ profitability


Ministers of Agriculture of Africa and the Americas committed to working together to develop a cooperation agenda, and agreed that the two continents face common challenges and opportunities with respect to transforming their agrifood systems to make them more sustainable and inclusive. The high-ranking officials who participated in the virtual event The agreement was reached during the First High-Level Roundtable ...

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UNN Centre: Climate Change Act, a step towards environmental sustainability

Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone

Director of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka-based Resource and Environmental Policy Research Centre – Environment for Development (REPRC-EfD Nigeria), Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone, describes the signing of the Climate Change Act as a concrete step towards environmental sustainability as well as low-carbon climate-resilient development Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone We noted with delight the signing of the Climate Change Bill by President Muhammadu ...

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CEEREN, Baze varsity seek public education to encourage environmental sustainability

CEEREN and Baze University

 The Centre for Environmental Renaissance (CEEREN) and Baze University have reechoed the importance of public enlightenment in curbing the catastrophic effects of climate change on livelihood sources. Stakeholders at the public lecture organised by Centre for Environmental Renansiance (CEEREN) in partnership with Baze University in Abuja The duo, while speaking at a public lecture organised by CEEREN in collaboration with ...

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Environmental sustainability: Blame crisis on humans, not climate change – Prof. Hassan

Professor Shuaib Hassan

Professor Shuaib Hassan is the Director, Centre for Environmental Studies (CES), University of Abuja. In this interview with Etta Michael Bisong, the expert in Meteorology and Applied Climatology cast light on the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, its importance to sustainable agricultural activities, as well as what Nigeria can do to add her quota to what ...

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Minister endorses CSR-in-Action’s sustainability report


The Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has expressed support for the 2020 Corporate Sustainable Investor Report (CSIR), a research document that analyses the sustainability progress of companies in Nigeria. L-R: Dami Vera-Cruz, Head, External Communications and Innovation, CSR-in-Action; Bekeme Masade, Chief Executive, CSR-in-Action; Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Minister, Ministry of Trade and Investment, Nigeria; and Meka Olowola, Director, ...

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EnviroNews, environmental advocates receive sustainability awards

Pistis Sustainability Awards

As part of efforts to increase public awareness on the relationship between the environment and socio-economic livelihood, Pistis Finserve recently recognised EnviroNews Nigeria alongside others for their works in promoting environmental sustainability in the country. Winners of the 2021 Pistis Finserve Essay Competition during the grand finale ceremony in Abuja Other awardees include the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. ...

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COVID-19: Group expresses commitment to actions on environmental sustainability

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

 The Society for Planet and Prosperity (SPP), an NGO, has expressed commitment to advancing actions that would enhance environmental sustainability to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke President of the organisation,  Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, said this in a statement on Thursday, May 13, 2021 in Abuja. Okereke said that the impact of COVID-19 on economy ...

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Experts list measures for environmental sustainability

oil spill

Some environmentalists have said that more holistic, strategic, participatory and enforceable environmental sustainability measures will engender the possibility of a cleaner and healthier environment. Spilled crude oil spreading around the spill site in Bayelsa State The environmentalists made the assertion on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at the Institute of Directors (IoD), Port Harcourt Branch, stakeholders’ forum with the theme: “Environmental degradation ...

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Oando, NCF empower teachers, others in environmental sustainability

NCF Training

The Oando Foundation of Nigeria, Sumitomo Chemical of China with the technical support of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) recently built the capacity of some public primary school teachers in Lagos State on recycling and environmental sustainability at a forum themed: “Upcycling and composting in schools and communities”.  Participants at the training The workshop, held on January 21, 25 and ...

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22 years after Jesse pipeline genocide: Wake-up call to promote environmental sustainability

Dr Rufus Ebegba

Dr. Rufus Ebegba, the DG/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) and Founder, Rufus Ebegba Centre For Leadership And Environmental Sustainability (REC), in a message delivered at the Symposium on Idjerhe Pipeline Fire Disaster (22 years after) at the Western Delta University Auditorium, Oghara, Delta State, on Sunday, October 18, 2020, underlined the need for Nigeria to curb its dependence on ...

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