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UNDP-GEF, SRADev unveil Oke Aro Pig Farm waste-to-wealth project

SRADev

The Sustainable Research And Action for Environmental Development (SRADev) , a not-for-profit, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Lagos formally launched the Oke-Aro Pig Farm waste-to-wealth project. Participants at the Project Launch Workshop in Lagos Dr Leslie Adogame, Executive Director, SRADev, while delivering a keynote address, said that the project would produce between 1.5 and  two tonnes per day of ...

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Waste-to-wealth: North-West stakeholders call for aggressive approach

Mohammad Abubakar

Some environment stakeholders and experts have called for an aggressive approach in converting the huge waste generated in the country into viable business opportunities that will add value to the economy. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar The experts and stakeholders from the North-West noted that waste products are no longer waste, but avenues for making money and job creation ...

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Creating wealth with waste: Avenue for job opportunities in recession

waste managers

The practice of collecting, treating, and managing waste prior to disposal has become a necessity in developing and modern societies. Waste disposal in Lagos Over the years, most waste products have been regarded as having second-rate value and could be recovered and reused for valuable goods. Subsequently, waste can be wealth when properly managed especially in developing economies experiencing recession ...

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Ghanaian public-private partnership turns waste to asset

Waste-Ghana

At long last, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have now been provided with a model to deal with the nagging issue of properly managing liquid and solid waste. The model processes faecal sludge (including human faeces), food waste and sawdust into compost manure, thereby redeeming what has now become a nationwide menace into a national asset. This has been ...

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World Earth Day: Groups emphasise climate education, waste-to-wealth sensitisation

Climate-Aid

Nigeria over the weekend joined the rest of the world to observe the 2017 edition of the World Earth Day. The Earth Day is a global event observed on April 22 to demonstrate and promote environmental awareness and calls for the protection of planet Earth. The theme for Earth Day 2017 is “Environmental and climate literacy”. According to observers, climate ...

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Lagos to produce gas from dump sites

The Lagos State Government has embarked on a venture aimed at turning the unenviable condition of its solid waste generation into a blessing. The nation’s commercial nerve centre has been having a running battle with managing the huge turnout of its domestic waste, giving it the infamous tag of being one of the filthiest cities on the planet. It appears ...

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