FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems

Posted by - September 23, 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has unveiled its new Green Cities Initiative and Action Plan to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition in and around the cities in a post Covid-19 era. The launch took place during a virtual event titled Green Cities to Build Back Better

Stanbic IBTC ,United Nations Partner on Women Empowerment

Posted by - August 21, 2020

Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has disclosed that it recently partnered the United Nations on an initiative to provide seed funding for women across the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory. This, it stated, was in furtherance of the organisation’s commitment to enhancing food security and providing employment for women in Nigeria

Tony Elumelu Foundation,United Nations Celebrates International Youth Day

Posted by - August 14, 2020

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) said it joined the United Nations and other global organisations to mark the International Youth Day on August 12, 2020, with a line-up of pan-African speakers discussing the theme, “Investing in Africa’s Future: Youth Empowerment through Entrepreneurship.” According to a statement, the event emphasised the, “Youth Engagement for Global Action,”

Men Do More For Work Equality Than Women-Nancy Aburi

Posted by - June 16, 2020

Nancy Aburi has been on the United Nations and international NGOs’ grind for two decades now, living and working in London, Dublin, Rome, and New York. She’s now back home as the senior adviser to the special envoy, Horn of Africa United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. After her undergraduate degree in Design from the