Entrepreneurs to Benefit from Industrial Waste Management Inception Workshop: An inception workshop on the “Industrial Waste Management: Cost Structure Review” project kicked off, this morning, at the National Co-operative College in Terre Rouge. The Minister of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator, Mrs Christine Umutoni, the Chief Executive Officer of Business Mauritius, Mr Kevin Ramkaloan, and other personalities were present at the opening ceremony.In his keynote address, Minister Bholah highlighted that the project will enable enterprises . . .
USA/Global: Green New Deal Can and Must Be Global. The causal connection between climate and extreme weather events is clear. The need for climate actions in both poor and rich countries is beyond dispute. These include mounting a sustainable response to crises, increasing resilience to the effects of climate change through adaptation, and rapidly accelerating action to cut greenhouse emissions from fossil fuels. Whose responsibility should this be? . . .
Why Africa Needs to Act On Plant Extinction: AFRICA is notably known for its rich and unique landscapes with savannah environments filled with exotic plants, and sadly-this reality is on the verge of diminishing due to deforestation, climate change, and population growth, scientific reports reveal. According to the assessment published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature -IUCN, the . . .
What Can Be Done in 2020 as Biodiversity is in Grave Danger?: Taking action to stem biodiversity loss was the focus of several events, reports and activities in January, important reminders that 2020, the “Super Year” for nature is a real opportunity to stop and indeed reverse ecological devastation. While all the data is telling us that the planet is heating up at an unsustainable rate, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, the acting executive secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, warns that . . .