Posts Tagged “SDG”

Buhari Signs Paris Agreement on Climate Change

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Buhari Signs Paris Agreement on Climate Change

September 23 by Tobi Soniyi Originally published on This Day. President Muhammadu Buhari has said his signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has demonstrated Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi…

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A green path to industrialisation

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A green path to industrialisation

August 15, 2016 by Kingsley Ighobor Originally published on The New Times. For environmentalists and development experts, green is not just a colour it also refers to activities that benefit the environment – the careful use of the earth’s finite resources. Africa’s policy wonks are already on the green bandwagon, having identified “green industrialisation” as…

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National Council on Environment meeting begins today

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National Council on Environment meeting begins today

August 15, 2016 by Cornelius Essen Originally published on Vanguard. The meeting of the National Council on Environment will begin today in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The Council in session, among other things, would brainstorm on global climate change and clean energy as it affects Nigeria and the sub-region. Apart from this, topical issues would be…

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UNIC Lagos, movie icons partner for climate change

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UNIC Lagos, movie icons partner for climate change

August 10, 2016 by Evelyn Osagie Originally published on The Nation. With climatic change across the globe, the movie industry has added its voice to the global environmental campaigns. Notable movie icons under the aegis of The Golden Movie Ambassadors of Nigeria (TGMAN) joined the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos in its climate change…

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Experts seek incentives for climate-resilient, low-carbon investment

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Experts seek incentives for climate-resilient, low-carbon investment

July 7, 2016 by Editor Originally published on Enviro News. A group of environmentalists has called on government to create an incentive for intensive engagement on climate resilience measures in the economy. Participants at the 6th session of the Development Dialogue on Climate Change and Renewable Energy that held recently at the Federal University of…

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Popularising Energy-efficient Fuelwood Stoves In Rural Areas

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Popularising Energy-efficient Fuelwood Stoves In Rural Areas

May 31, 2016 by Nkechi Isaac Originially published on Leadership. Energy is essential to meeting basic human needs – food production, running water, heat, light and transport as they are all dependent on energy access. Poor access to energy has severe impacts on health, quality of life, education and economic productivity. Renewable clean energy, climate…

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Energy, job creation, climate change top agenda of AFDB Annual Meeting

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Energy, job creation, climate change top agenda of AFDB Annual Meeting

May 23, 2016 by Chinedum Uwaegbulam Originally published on The Guardian. About 54 finance or economy ministers from member countries of the African Development Bank group will today (Monday) begin talks in Lusaka, Zambia to review its 2015 operations report, unveil new strategies, and programme to create 25 million jobs for young people over the next…

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Board approves AfDB Group’s Strategy for the New Deal on Energy for Africa 2016–2025

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Board approves AfDB Group’s Strategy for the New Deal on Energy for Africa 2016–2025

May 21, 2016 by AfDB Originally published on AfDB. A significant step for Africa’s transformation The Executive Boards of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) took a significant step towards Africa’s economic transformation in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, with the approval of the Bank Group’s 2016–2025 Strategy for the New Deal…

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