ECOLOO – WATERLESS TOILET THAT PRODUCES FERTILIZER & TACKLES POVERTY

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As essential as they are, over 2 billion people in the world lack access to basic sanitation facilities such as toilets or latrines. Out of these, up to 892 million still defecate in open places such as in street gutters, behind bushes or into open bodies of water. Poor sanitation is linked to transmission of […]

GROWING PALM OIL YIELDS WITHOUT CUTTING FORESTS

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Palm Oil is Gold Palm oil is one of the world′s most precious crops with an industry valued at $62 billion in 2016. Interestingly, palm oil is found in almost half of all supermarket products ranging from soaps, cosmetics, bread, cleaning detergents to margarine, baked goods like cookies, toothpaste and ice-cream. Now you get just […]

‘AIR TO FUELS’ TECHNOLOGY: COULD THIS BE THE FUTURE?

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Many agree that Climate Change is real and that we need to act fast to protect our only home – the earth. One of such people is the world’s richest man and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates who is also putting his money where his mouth is. Together with his partners, they are experimenting with a […]

NO TO FOOD WASTE

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In commemoration of the #WorldFoodDay2017, I will like to join my voice to the call to put an end to the unhealthy practice of #FoodWaste. The truth is that many of us no longer think about when and how we dump the leftovers into the bin or simply walk away from it on the table […]

TACKLING POVERTY AND CLIMATE CHANGE BY NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA

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This article by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance in Nigeria says it all. In this piece, Dr Okonjo-Iweala makes a strong and compelling case for Climate Action. As long as there is more lip service than pragmatic adaptation measures to deal with the consequences of Climate Change, developing […]