‘For Nigeria to industrialise, we need renewable, reliable, affordable services’
A former Director General, United Nations Industrial Organisation (UNIDO) and a presidential candidate in Sierra Leone, DR KANDEH YUMKELLA, was the keynote speaker at the just-concluded 15th lecture and International Leadership Symposium organised by Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), in Lagos. He spoke with BENJAMIN ALADE, on the need for African leaders to manage…
Development partners unveil new framework for eco-industrial parks
Three development organizations have joined forces to create a new framework defining the key elements of eco-industrial parks, setting up a common understanding of how to promote...
No government can flourish without civil society support, says Irukera
Given the important role played by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), in making government more accountable to the people, the Director-General of the Consumer Protection Council...
UNIDO partners NACCIMA, LCCI on SME empowerment
The Investment and Technology Promotion Office, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO0, has launched another phase of its capacity...
UNIDO urges government to train farmers on quality management
Chief Technical Adviser, United Nations Industrial Development Organizations (UNIDO), Dr. Shaukat Malik, has called on the Federal Government to train farmers and product exporters on quality management for standards.
UNIDO warns Nigeria, others against further delay on industrialisation
Okechukwu Enelamah, said the Nigerian Government is very much ready to industrialise her economy, because it wants to stop struggling with raw material goods, and to move away from being a dumping ground for finished products.
UNIDO harps on innovation policy to drive industrialisation
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has said that Nigeria needs to set up a clear policy on innovation and develop a national system for it in order to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrial development.
‘Improving food safety, standards will ensure optimal well being’
An estimated 600 million – almost one in 10 people in the world – fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420,000 die every year, resulting in the loss of 33 million healthy life years (DALYs).