The SDG Health Price Tag, published Monday in The Lancet Global Health, shows that investments to expand services towards universal health coverage and the other Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) health targets could prevent 97 million premature deaths globally between now and 2030......
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Inside West Africa's largest wood market - Part 7
In this exclusive seven-part series, we are exploring the world of the Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta; the enterprise, the people, the engineering and the health and environmental impacts of West Africa's largest wood market.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: The good, the bad and the unhealthy - Part 6
In this part of our series on The Wood Merchants, we look at the environmental and economic impacts of the wood business. This episode looks at the untapped opportunities and how some of the wasting materials from the wood market can be turned into wealth.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Logs to lumber - Part 4
In this episode, we follow the journey of the logs down to the wood market where they are chopped into lumber, before being turned into different furniture.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Ingenuity meets technology - Part 3
The wood business is technical and it requires a bit of ingenuity to navigate the terrain. In this part of The Wood Merchant series, we look at the crude technology that powers the wood business.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Forest to furniture - Part 1
In this seven-part series exploring Oko Baba Wood Market, we get into the world of the wood merchants, the journey of the wood, the varied men and women behind the market and the ingenious technologies behind the operations.
Evolving clean, safe, healthy environment from solid waste
Bedeviled with diverse challenges such as inadequate policy, improper knowledge of waste management, poor facilities and infrastructure, waste management in Nigeria has remained a herculean task.
The Wood Merchants
Do you know that West Africa's biggest wood market is in Lagos, Nigeria? In a 7-part video series and long-form article, The Guardian explores the Makoko - Oko Baba Wood Market.
Furore over tobacco harm-reduction efforts
Most countries all over the world have banned smoking in public places and the popular advice is, “smoking is dangerous to your health… smokers are liable to die young.”