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  Manufacturers intensify solutions for sustainable local sourcing: Notwithstanding the commitment by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to supply manufacturers with foreign exchange for importation of critical raw materials and machinery, local producers are exploring partnerships with research institutes , investors and engineers as part of measures to mitigate another crisis in the real sector. Read more Africa: Paris Conference...
  At a recent Public Hearing at the National Assembly Complex, the “Bill for an Act to Provide a Framework for the Mainstreaming of Climate Change Responses and Actions into Government Policy Formulation and Implementation, and the Establishment of the National Climate Change Council; and for Other Related Purposes” was the subject of discussion wherein legislators and other participants sought...
  Greening through IT Bill Tomlinson 2010 Environmental issues often span long periods of time, far-flung areas, and labyrinthine layers of complexity. One of the key issues that IT faces is the issue of power consumption and the resultant Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. In Greening through IT, Bill Tomlinson investigates how the tools and techniques of information technology (IT) can help us...
  Making its second entry in South Africa since its debut launch in 2016, the Eat Out Woolworths Sustainability Award acknowledges a restaurant that brings its customers seasonal, local and responsibly produced food. The award was launched to acknowledge the inspiring work that is already being done in the hospitality sector, and to increase awareness of the many ways in which...

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  REDAVIA Commissioned Tanzania’s Largest Solar Farm for Shanta Gold: REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective rental solar power for businesses and communities, has kicked off operations of its eight-container solar farm at Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in the Chunya district, Tanzania. Read more FG To Improve Infrastructure At Seaports – Minister: The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi,...
  Now in their sixth year, the  tve Global Sustainability Film Awards 2017 aim to bring out the best and showcase corporate Sustainability. The Awards demonstrate over the years that, for more and more companies, sustainability is at the heart of what they do. Businesses around the world are therefore invited to enter their own films demonstrating cutting-edge sustainability and bold...
  Committed to turning agriculture into a business across Africa and ensuring that the continent feeds itself within the next 10 years, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AFDB) has announced that the development bank will invest $24 billion in agriculture in Africa over the next 10 years. Along with the announcement which was made at the...

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  Are you interested of working in a fast-paced and international environment, collaborating closely with cities, co-workers, and resilience experts all over the world to build the global practice of resilience among governments, NGOs, the private sector, and individual citizens? Work with 100 Resilient Cities today. Here are some opportunities you can seize: Senior Manager, Global Delivery – Africa: The...
  First City Monument Bank (FCMB), recently emerged as  the Best Environment Supporting Financial Institution in Africa at the African Clean-up Award for Excellence 2017 held in Ghana. Organised by  African Clean-Up Initiative and endorsed by ‘Let’s Do It’ World Clean-up Foundation in Estonia, recognises and honours outstanding and brilliant environmentalists, health and safety experts as well as philanthropists that are...

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  NBM seeks concrete policies for development in Africa: African governments have been enjoined to put in place workable policies and programmes to engender sustainable development on the continent. This was the consensus of experts during the Neo-Black Movement (NBM) of Africa Western Regional fifth quarterly summit at the weekend in Accra, Ghana. Read more Nigeria: Japanese Embassy Hands Over US$90,530...
  According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the Federal Government is set to establish a Presidential Council for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the aim of providing high-level policy guidance, leadership and direction for the realisation of SDG targets. Representing the country at the ongoing United Nations High-Level Political Forum in New York,...

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  Over 2,000 young Africans meet in Rwanda for maiden youth summit: 2,800 youth from all over Africa have gathered in Rwanda’s capital Kigali for the maiden YouthConnekt Africa Summit to shape the future of the continents youth. Read more China to refuse foreign waste in a bid for cleaner air: China continues to demonstrate its growing commitment to sustainability. On July...
According to the International Labour Organization (ILO, 2016), 73.4 million young people were estimated to be unemployed in 2015 (13.1% youth unemployment rate) and the figure is expected to remain at this level through 2017 in most regions. For Sub-Saharan Africa, youth unemployment rate is around 12%, which is just a little lower than the global rate. The African...
  Lagos Partners Ford Foundation on transformation of Onikan: The Lagos State Government has sealed a major partnership with world’s second largest private foundation, Ford Foundation on the total regeneration of Lagos Island and transformation of Onikan axis to a major tourism hub in Africa. Read more Brexit negotiations start in Brussels: The European Union and Britain have little less than...
  The award-winning WFI Fellowship program brings natural resource professionals from around the world to the World Forestry Center headquarters in Portland, Oregon USA for a 6-month professional development program Why should you enter? The program will enable you take your career to the next level. It is an opportunity to join a global cohort of professionals in weekly study tours...
  In the bid to boost the tourism potentials of the State, the Lagos State Government has sealed a major partnership with world’s second largest private foundation, Ford Foundation, on the total rejuvenation of Lagos Island. More importantly,  the ‘Onikan’ axis is to be transformed into a major tourism hub, not just in Nigeria, but in Africa. Lagos Island, which is...

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  Strong gasoline boosts oil price, but high OPEC supplies weigh: Oil prices traded higher on Wednesday, supported by a strong gasoline market, but rising output from OPEC producers revived concerns about a fuel supply overhang. Read more EU commits over €1billion in ECOWAS sustainable electricity: The European Union (EU) said it will commit over €1.060 billion grant in West Africa...
  Sustainability Jobs: The Complete Guide to Landing Your Dream Green Job Kevin Wilhelm 2016 What is Sustainability? Quite a phenomenal name for such an important field, many are yet to grasp the full meaning of the concept; thinking of pursuing a career in such a field is better still, unfathomable. This is the notion all over the world today, and in this book,...

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  Rwanda: Kagame Pledges Good roads, Electricity to Nyamagabe: Rwanda’s President and RPF candidate Paul Kagame at the rally at Gasaka sector  to has promised to provide electricity to the residents of Gasaka sector in Nyamagabe district in Rwanda. Read more UN’s Economic Advice Potent For Sustainable Development-Report: Economic analyses by the United Nations (UN) over the past 70 years have...
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