Sustainability: UNDP, Partners Support Farmers With Solar-powered Irrigation Pumps

Sustainability: UNDP, Partners Support Farmers With Solar-powered Irrigation Pumps

Imagine having to walk 12kilometers daily to a farm, to produce food to feed your family and many others. This notwithstanding, the biggest challenge is having to look for money especially during the dry season, to hire a petrol or diesel-powered water pump to irrigate your crops. The unsustainability of this irrigation process in the face of climate change was forcing many smallholder farmers like Iddrisu Aboubakar, a Vegetable and Fruit Farmer in Tamalgu in…

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Sustainability: Eni and UNDP to promote sustainable energy and SDGs in Africa

Sustainability: Eni and UNDP to promote sustainable energy and SDGs in Africa

Energy major Eni SpA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are joining forces to improve access to sustainable energy and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa. The partnership is the first of its kind between UNDP and a global energy company. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Eni Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi and UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner during an official ceremony hosted by the Permanent Mission of Italy…

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