‘Pandemic-driven disruptions push down global manufacturing
Global manufacturing output in the first quarter of the year, slowed down by six per cent due to China’s lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, as well as ongoing uncertainties arising from trade...
COVID-19: Public private partnership in action
How Africa copes with the attack on lives and livelihoods brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak will depend largely on how quickly stakeholders organise a public health response.
SDG 9 under threat from global manufacturing slowdown
The rate of global manufacturing growth has declined for a second consecutive year, dropping to a marginal rate of two percent in 2019, according to International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2020...
Nigeria, ECOWAS tasked on drug importation
AS the Coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to spread with the potential threat to drug supplies, the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has stressed the need for Nigeria and other ECOWAS member-states...
Government pledges support for UNIDO programmes
The Federal Government has said that the new UNIDO Country Programme (2018-2022) would help Nigeria to achieve Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development.
‘How Nigeria, others can benefit from AfCFTA, AUC, UNIDO’
To benefit from the $3 trillion market to be created by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Nigeria and other African countries, need to improve their manufacturing growth rate beyond the present pace.
Ayade tasks FG on fuel subsidy, board eyes total local content
Governor Ben Ayade has called on the Federal Government to end payment of fuel subsidy. Speaking as chief host of the 2019 Africa Industrialisation Day (AID) organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Federal Ministry of Industry
UNIDO moves to accelerate SDGs’ realisation
The 18th session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) General Conference has resolved to accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) for the realization of the 2030 Agenda by strengthening partnerships with the private sector and harnessing the potential of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies.
Expert tasks FG on power generation
The Federal Government has been urged to deploy small hydropower plants (SHPs) to boost power generation in the country. The Director-General, Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof. Eli Bala, said this at a workshop sponsored by United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on implementation of SHPs across the federation.
UNIDO to boost Nigeria’s industrialisation with new country programme
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Representative to ECOWAS and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Office Hub, Jean Bakole, has said that the new UNIDO Country Programme (2018-2022) would boost Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development in Nigeria,