Leading figures in sport commit to advancing sustainability
New sustainability strategies in sport are becoming more popular. Recently representatives from the sporting world recently agreed to work with the UNFCCC on ways the industry can help achieve the goals of the Paris climate agreement.
BOF details strategies for achieving Sustainability in Fashion
CEO Agenda 2018 highlights the key actions fashion needs to address now, which are broken down into core priorities that require immediate action and longer-term transformational priorities; it also offers advice and guidance on how to tackle the issues raised.
FG earmarks N2Bn for tree planting across states in 2018
As part of measures to mitigate negative effects of the climate change, as well as protect the environment, the Federal Government has set aside N2 billion of the Ecological Fund for planting of trees across the states in 2018.
Total empowers youths with business starter packs
Total Nigeria Plc has empowered 20 youths who graduated from its 2016/2017 Skills Acquisition Programme in Makera and Kakuri districts of Kaduna State with business starter packs. The starter packs contain work tools required to establish the youths in small scale businesses, after successfully completing their respective one-year vocational training, a statement by the oil company said.
Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds
Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis since 2013 with the number of food insecure people doubling since 2015 from 1.1 million to 2.7 million. The Southwest Development Authority, a Cameroonian organisation, has partnered local farmer organisations to offer small-scale farmers seeds that can withstand harsher weather conditions.