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,
Obasanjo advocates more investment in girls’ education
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advocated more investment in the education of girls.Speaking yesterday when three women groups visited him at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta....
Trade tensions hit global manufacturing growth, says UNIDO
World manufacturing production growth is expected to slow down in 2019 as a result of continued conflict over trade and tariffs between the world’s two largest manufacturers—China and the United States...
ECOWAS moves to tackle irregular migration through job creation
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is developing initiatives to increase job creation to address illegal migration in the sub-region. This formed part of discussions at the opening session of the just concluded delocalised meeting of a Joint Committee of ECOWAS in Conakry, Guinea. The committees, including communications and information technology, education, science…
Knowledge sharing to drive Industry 4.0 in developing economies
The potential of Industry 4.0 may not be realised without knowledge-sharing to raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities in it.
UNIDO donates equipment to productivity centre to boost efficiency
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has donated ICT equipment to the Quality Training Centre of the National Productivity to boost its efficiency. Speaking during the handover ceremony in Abuja, Head of the Training Centre, Mrs. Adebimpe Aor, disclosed that the partnership with UNIDO commenced in 2017 with the sole aim of collaborating to…