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Buhari’s double-barrelled mission to Scotland to attract trillion-dollar investments

Buhari COP26

In a week of Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, Scotland in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari also used the opportunity to voice his deep-rooted desires to boost Nigeria’s National Infrastructure Stock. President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari made his feelings known in Glasgow at the COP26 high-level side event on improving global infrastructure hosted by President Joe Biden of the United ...

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EU vows to attract investment in hydrogen energy

Joao Pedro Matos Fernandes

The Council of the European Union (EU) on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 defined the attraction of international investments in hydrogen energy as a priority. Portuguese Minister of Environment and Climate Action, Joao Pedro Matos Fernandes This is a consensus that was built during a virtual meeting with representatives of the member states promoted by the Portuguese presidency of the EU. ...

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UNIDO, others explore industrialisation, investment in Africa


Parliamentarians, policymakers, public and private investors, and representatives of civil society have discussed investing in the industrialisation process of developing countries, particularly in Africa. The event, organised by the Brussels office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), together with Global Africa and African Diaspora Network in Europe (ADNE), took place recently in St. Julian’s, Malta during the opening ...

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IITA inaugurates 205.5ha farm, expands research investment


As the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) marks its 50th anniversary, the Institute on Monday, June 12, 2017 inaugurated a new research station in Ago-Owu in Osun State, Nigeria, as part of efforts to expand its research agenda and create impact at the farm level. The Ago-Owu research station is located in Ayedade Local Government Area, Osun state, and ...

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Unlocking investment in sustainable landscapes critical for inclusive green growth – Report

Sara Scherr

Business participation and investment in sustainable landscapes is critical for achieving inclusive green growth, according to a new report released recently at the Forest and Landscape Investment Forum. The report, titled: “Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An action agenda for sustainable development”, underscores the numerous benefits that business can realise by investing in landscapes – from reducing their environmental and social risks ...

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How to unlock private investment for climate action

Tom Kerr

In 2016, the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement accelerated already growing markets for climate-smart investment. And 2015 was another record-breaking year for renewable energy, with nearly $350 billion invested, more than double the amount going to fossil-powered generation. The growing attraction of climate business was evident at last year’s UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, where more and more major ...

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Images: Green bonds investors conference

Amina Mohammed,

Acting President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, was special guest at the daylong forum in Lagos on Thursday, February 23 2017 when stakeholders gathered to explore innovative financial instruments for environmental projects to address climate change. The “Green bonds capital market and investors conference”, held courtesy of the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Finance and the Debt Management Office (DMO), had ...

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Nigeria drafts plan to achieve economic diversity through agricultural investments

Chief Audu Ogbeh

Nigeria aims to be a leading light for continent-wide effort to harness the potential of food production to become a significant source of jobs on and off the farm The Nigerian Government in Abuja on Wednesday, February 22 2017 welcomed senior officials from the African Union Commission and agriculture experts from across the continent for an intensive three-day meeting to ...

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GEF, others unveil investments for oceans protection

Naoko Ishii

New investments in issues ranging from coastal fisheries and conservation funds to combating plastic pollution and expanding marine protected areas were on Friday announced by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) at the Our Ocean conference that held during the week in Washington DC, USA. Alongside fellow environment and conservation leaders, the GEF CEO and Chairperson, Naoko Ishii, stressed the need to match ...

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Investment flows signal shift towards cleaner energy


A new IEA report – World Energy Investment 2016 – shows the electricity sector leading a broad reorientation of energy investment but warns more is needed to meet climate targets and address energy security concerns In a first-ever detailed analysis of investment across the global energy system, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday in London that global energy investment ...

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