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UNDP Supports Training of Women On the Production of Ecostoves

UNDP Supports Training of Women On the Production of Ecostoves

 The first batch of forty women Ambassadors for energy-efficient cookstoves is now prepared to help Liberia reach its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) 2030 target, after completing a two-month intensive training on the production of 400 pieces of Eco stoves. Liberia has a national target to produce 300,000 of energy-efficient stoves by 2030 as part of […]

SDGs: UNDP advises Nigeria to prioritise poverty reduction, 4 others

SDGs: UNDP advises Nigeria to prioritise poverty reduction, 4 others

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has urged Nigeria to select and implement five priority areas out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to fast-track development in the country. The Country Director of Programme in Nigeria, Dr Pa-Lamin Beyai, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday […]

Lack of finances deny women opportunity in extractive sector

Lack of finances deny women opportunity in extractive sector

Extractive industries represent a major source of wealth in African economies. The sector, however, is male dominated and a difficult terrain for women to venture. One of the barriers that women encounter in this sector is related to financing. Women are underrepresented or totally absent in the large scale commercially viable mining as well as […]