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Battling green skill shortage in the quest for a sustainable economy

Growth in demand for green skills is outpacing the increase in supply -...

Nigeria to get WHO-recommended new malaria vaccine by Mid-2024

The World Health Organisation has recommended a new vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, for the prevention...

Google announces N75m equity-free fund for Nigerian SMBs

Google has announced the opening of applications for the Hustle Academy SMB Fund...

Africa: Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP Africa Investment Insights Report identifies private-sector opportunities. Africa’s energy transition offers huge...
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IITA, FAO to strengthen partnerships for sustainable food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and IITA–CGIAR have taken a step forward in their partnership journey. FAO Nigeria Country Representative Koffy Dominque Kouacou recently visited the IITA...

IFAD/LIFE-ND Project to reach 12,000 youths in six Nigerian states

The Livelihood Improvement Family for the Niger Delta (IFAD LIFE-ND) project of the International Fund for Agricultural Development is expected to benefit a total...

IITA, FAO to strengthen partnerships for sustainable food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and IITA–CGIAR have taken a step forward in their partnership journey. FAO Nigeria Country Representative Koffy Dominque Kouacou recently visited the IITA headquarters in Ibadan, marking a significant milestone in their collaborative efforts. IITA Deputy Director General for Partnerships for Delivery (DDG-P4D) Kenton Dashiell led discussions on innovative strategies to address pressing food security and nutrition challenges. Their deliberations explored strategies to improve the nutritional value of staple foods, with a particular focus on ‘Tom Brown’ – a specially formulated supplementary food powder made from a blend of locally available...

IITA, FAO to strengthen partnerships for sustainable food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and IITA–CGIAR have taken a step forward in their partnership journey. FAO Nigeria Country Representative Koffy Dominque Kouacou recently visited the IITA...

IFAD/LIFE-ND Project to reach 12,000 youths in six Nigerian states

The Livelihood Improvement Family for the Niger Delta (IFAD LIFE-ND) project of the International Fund for Agricultural Development is expected to benefit a total...

NNPC Ltd/Total Energies JV achieves zero gas flare

The NNPC Ltd/TotalEnergies Joint Venture has announced that it has achieved zero routine gas flare in all its assets in the country. This is part...

FGN partners IFAD to train 2,000 Ondo youths in agriculture

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development in partnership with the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises-Niger Delta have begun training for 2,000...

NYAN partners Brazil Embassy, tasks Nigerian youths on SDG realization

The National Youth Assembly of Nigeria (NYAN) and the Embassy of Brazil in Nigeria have challenged the youths to play a critical role in...

Battling green skill shortage in the quest for a sustainable economy

Growth in demand for green skills is outpacing the increase in supply - LinkedIn report The quest of governments around the world to build sustainable...

Business Coalition worth $1trn calls for plans to phase out fossil fuels at COP28

A group of over 130 companies, representing approximately $1 trillion in global revenue, announced the release of an open letter to governments attending the...

Nigerian Govt plans 34,500 homes under its Renewed Hope Cities Project

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, has confirmed that the Federal Government of Nigeria is set to build 34,500 homes in...

UNICEF donates solar power materials to 30 schools in Kano

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has donated Solar Power accessories to 30 Schools selected from 11 local government areas of Kano State. Handing over...