Category Archives: Inclusive development

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

By Robin King More than 1.2 billion city dwellers―one of every three people living in urban areas―lack access to affordable and secure housing. This housing gap is a major drag on the economy and the environment. The impact is severe in … Continue reading

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How the World’s Richest Companies Can Help Its Poorest Citizens

Governments increasingly recognize that connecting their unbanked citizens to basic financial services is a valuable tool for overcoming poverty and driving economic growth. From Kenya and Tanzania, to Jordan and Peru, digital technology and simple mobile phones are opening up … Continue reading

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Assembly Passes Bill on Free, Compulsory Education For Children – NTA

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for the right to free and compulsory basic education to all children in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this followed a motion moved by the … Continue reading

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World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

Published Originally by UNDP Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled. Stockholm – A quarter-century of impressive human development progress continues to … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI)

Basically, the objective of the Presidential Initiative is to ‘disrupt’ this importation of blended Fertiliser status-quo, by directly negotiating discounted contracts to procure the 4 constituent raw materials for NPK Fertiliser — locally-sourced Urea, locally-sourced Limestone granules (LSG), Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) imported from Morocco, and Muriate of Potash (MOP) sourced from Europe — and blending these locally to produce NPK Fertiliser at reduced cost. Continue reading

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Despite 2baba’s cancellation of #ISTANDWITHNigeria, thousands are on the street of Lagos

The best fight that we can fight as Nigerians is to rise to demand of the day by #ISTANDWITHNIGERIA, now.

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