Tag: United Nations Environment Programme

Key findings from the Nigeria Sustainable Finance Roadmap

The United Nations Environment inquiry recently launched a multi-stakeholder project in 2017 to assess the opportunities and solutions for sustainable finance to meet the development needs in Nigeria by 2030. Findings from the Nigeria Sustainable Finance Road-map highlight that the demand for additional sustainable investment in Nigeria is 92 billion dollars annually up to 2030. CNBC Africa discussed this road-map with Daniel Akinmade Emejulu, Nigeria Programme Manager for the United Nations Environment Programme.

Tackling the plastic menace in Lagos

The United Nations Environment Programme says about 8 million metric tonnes of plastic end up in oceans each year. Meanwhile, Lagos State is planning to establish 57 collection centres in a bid to reduce plastic pollution in the state, but will this effort be enough to curb the plastic pollution menace? Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola, Cofounder and Former CEO of Wecyclers joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.

Govt involvement required to unlock green financing – African Guarantee Fund

Govt involvement required to unlock green financing - African Guarantee Fund
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