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LOOPLab Incubation Programme: One Month Done, Five Months to go

One month ago, the Circular Lagos Challenge 2022 was completed, handing over the baton and mandate - to equip the Innovators with the necessary tools and knowledge to successfully manage and acquire funding for their ideas, to the LOOPLab Incubation Programme. LOOPLab Incubation Programme has successfully completed the first month of her six months journey with the innovators. Here’s what Babatunde Adebayo of Eco Circular Solutions Provider Ltd, one of the LOOPLab Innovators, has to say about the past one month in the LOOPLab Incubation Programme:   “The first month of LOOPLab innovation program has been enlightening, eye opening and full of insight for the future. In a...

Substitutes for single-use plastics in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia: Case studies from Bangladesh, Kenya and Nigeria

This paper assesses the economic and technical feasibility of the production, deployment and scale-up of substitutes for single-use plastics (SUPs) in selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. A shift towards SUP substitutes could be one means of addressing the growing environmental and health challenges, including marine pollution, posed by the mismanagement of plastic waste in these regions....

Green Ecosystem Mapping Report

The Green Ecosystem Mapping Report is a joint research between the Nigeria Climate Innovation Centre (NCIC), and the Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University (EDC). This report ‘Green Economy Ecosystem Mapping: Renewable Energy in Nigeria’ is the first in the series of green ecosystem mapping. Other areas include Smart Agriculture, Water Solutions, and Waste Management. The Green Ecosystem Mapping Report details results of desk research, ample and iterative engagements...