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Time for world to move towards sustainable solutions, says Malpass

David R. Malpass

World Bank President, Mr David Malpass, says it is time to move toward solutions that achieve sustainable, broad-based economic growth without harming climate, degrading the environment, or putting many families in poverty. David R. Malpass, President of the World Bank Group He said this on Friday, April 9, 2021 while addressing the Development Committee at the ongoing IMF/World Bank Spring meetings in ...

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Zambia signs deal for strengthening implementation of UN devpt goals

Trevor Kaunda

The Zambian government on Friday, April 9, 2021 signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sustainable Development Goals Centre for Africa (SDGC/A) aimed at strengthening collaboration in the implementation of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Development Planning in Zambia, Trevor Kaunda The agreement was signed after a meeting held to showcase the ...

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Green banks play major role in climate-resilient development in Africa, says report

Green bank

A study has shown that a combination of green banks working alongside National Climate Change Funds (NCCF) has the potential to scale private investment in support of climate and sustainable development goals. A green bank uses innovative financing techniques and market development tools to accelerate deployment of clean energy technologies The Scoping Report is by the African Development Bank (AfDB) ...

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SDG interventions and healthcare delivery in Adamawa

Specialist Hospital Yola

Adamawa in the North East zone of Nigeria has 21 local government areas with an estimated population of about four million being served by three general hospitals in Mubi, Numan and Ganye and a Specialists Hospital in Yola. Specialist Hospital, Yola Efforts by the previous administrations in the state to improve the health sector have not yielded much result. According ...

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NDC Synthesis Report shows increased focus on adaptation, SDG linkages

patricia espinosa

The UNFCCC Secretariat published a synthesis of 48 new or updated nationally determined contributions (NDCs) communicated by 75 parties under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The NDCs considered in the report account for about 40% of parties and 30% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2017. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC The advance version of the report (FCCC/PA/CMA/2021/2), issued ...

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Hamzat Lawal emerges finalist for Swedish Sustainability Award

Hamzat Lawal

 Anti-corruption activist and Founder of Follow The Money, Hamzat Lawal, has emerged a finalist in the Sweden WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award, alongside Icelandic whistleblower, Jóhannes Stefánsson, Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA), and Italy’s lead prosecutor, Nicola Gratteri. Hamzat Lawal Lawal and the other finalists were selected “after the jury carefully reviewed 64 nominations from 34 countries around the world, who ...

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ARFSD: Countries urged to ensure full representation towards achieving SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

The Seventh Session of the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) ended on Thursday, March 4, 2021 with a call on African countries to pursue full representation of all citizens, including women, children, and the disabled, irrespective of background, belief or geographic location, in efforts to attain the sustainable development goals (SDGs) without leaving anyone behind. Sustainable Development Goals ...

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Stakeholders validate Nigeria’s 10-year SDGs’ implementation plan

Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire

As the global community accelerates efforts to achieve the global goals in the decade of action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), stakeholders have validated a strategic implementation plan for the attainment of the development agenda in Nigeria. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire The document, titled “Nigeria Sustainable Development Goals Implementation Plan ...

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Govt, UN partner on food availability, safety in Nigeria

Edward Kallon

To check the growing inequality in food systems in Nigeria and to meet certain components of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Federal Government is partnering with the UN to hold a food systems dialogue. Mr. Edward Kallon, the UNDP Resident Representative to Nigeria The Nigeria National Food Systems Dialogue (NNFSD) 2021 is preparatory to the Food Systems Summit scheduled ...

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Why we need to fight poverty now, more than ever – Komolafe

SDG 1: No Poverty

As I sat in one of the popular food restaurants in Ibadan, Nigeria, my thoughts wandered to the happenings of this year.  As an environmentalist, the events of this year have been remarkable, not to say the least. The pandemic has crumpled many things: the economy of nations, the health of nations, and the pockets of people. SDG 1: No ...

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