3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) and Circular Economy as the basis for moving towards Zero Waste societies.
3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) and Circular Economy as the basis for moving towards Zero Waste societies. This webinar took place on November 18, 2021 from 11 am – 12 pm. It covered SDG 12.
Speaker: Choudhury Rudra Charan Mohanty, Environment Programme Coordinator/ Expert at United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)- DSDG/UN DESA.
Topic: 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) and Circular Economy as the basis for moving towards Zero Waste societies.
Unveiling the Hidden Treasures of Climate Adaptation: The Potency of Innovation
This webinar covered SDG 9 and as always SDG 13. The speaker successfully connected the dots between climate change adaptation and innovation with a focus on Ghana.
Speaker: Solomon Owusu Amankwah, Executive Director of AGIs Ghana Young Entrepreurs Roundtable on SDGs and Consultant for Ghana Bamboo bikes
Topic: Unveiling the Hidden Treasures of Climate Adaptation: The Potency of Innovation
Climate Action in a Developing Economy
This webinar series covered developing a climate action plan, highlighting the challenges faced, especially in a developing country. Challenges include Human Capacity gaps. Lack of political commitments, vested interest in coal and oil, Finance, etc. The case study will focus on energy, transport, and waste in Lagos State. It will highlight opportunities available to an organization interested in investing. It will also discuss waste and circular economy from an entrepreneurial perspective.
Lagos, sometimes referred to as Lagos State to distinguish it from Lagos Metropolitan Area, is a state located in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria. This webinar will cover SDG 13 in addition to SDG 3, 11, 12, 17.
Topic: Surmounting the challenges faced by developing economies to develop an effective climate action plan
Maximus Ugwuoke, B.sc, M.sc Environmental Resources Management – Lagos City Advisor, C40 Cities
Topic: C40 Cities and what they do.
Daniel Bede O’ Connor, Founder and Head of Happiness at Warp-It, United Kingdom.
Topic: Waste and Circular Economy
Resource Efficiency: The 3Rs:
We discussed SDG 12.5: Reduction of waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling, and reuse. The main themes of discussion were:
- Waste Management Activities
- The 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
- Innovative Approaches to Increase Resource Efficiency
Speaker 1: Muhammed Omotola, Programmer Officer, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Topic: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) activities on Waste
Sustainable Consumption and Production
We discussed sustainable consumption and production of our natural resources in connection with climate action.
Professor Jimmy O. Adegoke, Award-winning Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
Topic: Leveraging Natural Resource Assets for Increased Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
Derek Alexander-Wilson, Founder & CEO of Zero Carbon Consultants Ltd.
Green Hydrogen Economy
Climate Action: Adaptation & Mitigation
We discussed Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
Luca Brusa – Lead, Stakeholder and Regional Support at UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)
Topic: UNFCCC overview, Current Status of Climate Change and Opportunities
Pedro Carvalho – Environmental Markets Policy Analyst at ecosecurities
Topic: Policy Developments on Carbon Mitigation/Removal Technologies, Market Perspectives, and Trends.
Pablo Fernandez, CEO ecosecurities
Topic: Climate Finance
Food Agriculture and You
This webinar series discusses sustaifable food production systems and resilient agricultural Practices
Kent Nnadozie, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) United Nations
The Fod and Agricultural Organization and what they do.
Abram J. Bicksler, Agricultural Officer – Agroecology and Ecosystem Services Team (NSPED)
Plant Production and Protection Division (NSP)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Food Production Systems and Agroecology.
Phil Fung, P.Eng. Energy and Sustainability Engineer, Nature Harmony
Aquaponics Food Biome
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