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Building a Circular Economy : The Future of Waste Management and Sustainability in Nigeria

Building a Circular Economy : The Future of Waste Management and Sustainability in Nigeria

The circular economy is an economic model of resource production and consumption that involves recycling, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and optimally utilizing existing materials and products for as long as possible. In the pursuit of a healthier world, the practice of taking, making and disposing resources can no more be sustainable . The circular economy is an economic model that has…

No One Left Behind: A Consultative Dialogue on Climate Action with People Living with Disabilities

No One Left Behind: A Consultative Dialogue on Climate Action with People Living with Disabilities

Persons living with disabilities (PLWD) are among the most vulnerable to climate change impacts in the world today. From increasing temperatures to extreme heat, heavy rainfall events, and rising sea levels all over the world, there’s a rising need to ascertain the level of climate change loss and damage impact on vulnerable communities and marginalized people in society and effectively address…

Bridging the Gender Gap: How Technology Can Empower Young Girls to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Established by the United Nations, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11th) serves as a special day dedicated to celebrating the remarkable accomplishments of women in science throughout history, showcasing their invaluable contributions to research, innovation, and the advancement of knowledge across the globe as well as breaking down the societal barriers that restrict the full…

SDGs CAMPAIGN AT COMMUNITY SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL OZUOBA, RIVERS STATE

SDGs CAMPAIGN AT COMMUNITY SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL OZUOBA, RIVERS STATE

In 2015, the United Nations approved the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be applicable globally with the aim of actualizing them by the year 2030. These SDGs are a universal commitment that seek to address the most critical issues in the world today such as world hunger, social inequalities, environmental degradation and poverty. In recent times, the 2030 deadline…

PORT HARCOURT CLIMATE MARCH, 2023

PORT HARCOURT CLIMATE MARCH, 2023

On Friday, September 15, 2023, a group of Civil Society Organizations led by Sustainable Actions For Nature and Prime Initiative For Green Development, set out on a Climate Awareness March to campaign and sensitize the Nigerian people on the devastating impacts of climate change and the global call for solidarity among the populace in ensuring climate action. The march kicked…

FARMERS’ DIALOGUE IN SOGHO COMMUNITY, KHANA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, RIVERS STATE

FARMERS’ DIALOGUE IN SOGHO COMMUNITY, KHANA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, RIVERS STATE

On Monday, August 28, 2023, Prime Initiative for Green Development (PIGD) in partnership with the Center for Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) organized and held an epochal Farmers Dialogue in Sogho Community, Khana Local Government Area, Rivers State. Sogho is a rich agrarian community with a large expanse of viable lands and agricultural activities. From our survey in this region, this…

#BeatPlasticPollution

#BeatPlasticPollution

Every year, World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5th, the United Nation’s flagship day to raise awareness towards the protection of our environment through policies and actions. This year 2023, marked the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day with a focus on solutions to plastic pollution #BeatPlasticPollution. According to a 2019 report from Voice of America, it was estimated…

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2023

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2023

World Environment Day is marked every year on the 5th of June to celebrate and inspire actions towards the protection of our environment. This international day is one set apart by the United Nations to draw global attention to environmental issues and this year the World Environment Day’s theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. The focus of this campaign is on…

WORLD WATER DAY 2023

WORLD WATER DAY 2023

All forms of life on earth [plants and animals] need water to survive. Over 60 percent of our body weight as humans is made up of water. Our bodies use water to break down and digest food, help excrete waste from the body, protect the joints and tissues, regulate body temperature, and maintain other bodily functions. Life cannot be sustained without…

International Day of Forest

International Day of Forest

In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 21st, the International Day of Forests to be celebrated annually in Countries all around the world. This is a day set apart to celebrate the importance of forests on the earth today through tree planting and other forest conservation activities. From providing sustainable income for billions of people with its vast…