Posts Tagged “UNDP”

BOI, UNDP sign pact to provide solar power to more communities

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BOI, UNDP sign pact to provide solar power to more communities

September 29, 2016 by Francis Iloani Originally published on Daily Trust. The Bank of Industry (BOI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a partnership agreement to provide more communities across Nigeria with solar power. The partnership is for the second round of solar power provision for rural communities across the country between…

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Nigeria inches towards sustainable energy for all agenda

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Nigeria inches towards sustainable energy for all agenda

July 25, 2016 by Chinedum Uwaegbulam Originally published on The Guardian. Following the epileptic power supply to many Nigerian homes, the Federal Government is considering the establishment of clean coal plant to increase power generation in the country. The plan is part of Sustainable Energy for ALL (SE4ALL) Action Agenda for Nigeria, with objectives of…

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Ecobank Lends Support to Sustainability Initiatives

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Ecobank Lends Support to Sustainability Initiatives

July 22, 2016 by Nume Ekeghe Originally published on This Day. The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Charles Kie, has restated the bank’s commitment to support initiatives that promote the protection and preservation of natural environment. Speaking at the Lagos State 2016 Tree Planting event in Lagos recently, Kie, who was represented by Company Secretary/Chief Legal Counsel,…

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New GEF project to promote sustainable land management, ecosystems resilience

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New GEF project to promote sustainable land management, ecosystems resilience

June 6, 2016 by Chinedum Uwaegbulam Originally published on The Guardian. With the changing and uncertain climate, especially shrinking farming workforce and conflicts in the northern agro-ecological zones, Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is putting together a project to promote the sustainable management and resilience of ecosystems as a means to address…

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Arnergy: Breaking fresh frontiers in renewable energy sector

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Arnergy: Breaking fresh frontiers in renewable energy sector

June 5, 2016 by Gbenga Akinfenwa Originally published on The Guardian. If they were to be judged by their appearances, nobody could easily decipher their capability, based on their innocent and shy looks. But beneath those looks lie extraordinary inventors, who have broken fresh frontiers in the renewable energy sector. Femi Adeyemo and Kunle Odebunmi are…

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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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