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Category: EcoNews


African maritime experts are targeting a bigger role for the continent’s sea ports in the emerging global blue economy. This new move is the brainchild of the African Natural Resources Center in collaboration with the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department Read more…


Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate re-deployment of Mohammed Abdullahi as the new Minister of Environment. This takes effect from April 6, 2022. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) while announcing this development in Read more…


Governments and development partners have met in the Spanish capital Madrid to address the worsening food situation in across Africa’s Sahel region. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, Read more…


In the wake of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war that has threatened the global economy, Africa has been urged to build up its resilience through effective food security policies. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), mentioned this in Read more…


Governments around the world have been called to join hands to halve global emissions by 2030. Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global warming to 1.5°C is beyond reach. This formed part of the latest Intergovernmental Read more…


Mozambique has received a $47.09 million grant for the first phase of the Pemba-Lichinga Integrated Development Corridor, a Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone. This grant will be provided by the African Development Bank (AfDB). Expectedly, it will help improve agricultural productivity Read more…


The global family has commemorated the International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste. Consequently the United Nations is calling for stronger action to end the culture of throwing out food uneaten and in so doing, help to address Read more…


A new program tagged UrbanShift – aimed at promoting green cities – has been announced. It is an initiative of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF). The planners of this initiative argue that if successful, UrbanShift Read more…


Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says despite the obvious challenges of climate change, the country was building a climate-resilient economy to safeguard livelihoods and promote development. Buhari said this when he delivered an address at the general debate of the 76th Read more…


It has now been confirmed that at least 25% of all diseases in Nigeria are caused by Mycotoxins. Sharon Ikeazor, Nigeria’s Minister of State, said this at a two-day workshop on the prevention and control of mycotoxins in the food Read more…