Our business as a force for good: Working together to end deforestation – Nestlé  

  Forests are essential for the health of our planet: they help stabilize the climate, regulate ecosystems and host significant biodiversity. Nestlé is dependent on healthy forests to ensure a sustainable supply of resources. The ongoing loss of forests, particularly in the biodiversity-rich tropical zone, demands urgent action. Committed to having deforestation-free products. Over the past […]

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Innocent Victims of Nigeria Land Borders Closure

  In summary The Federal Government on Monday, October 14, announced a total ban on the import and export of goods at the land borders nationwide as part of an ongoing joint border operation, tagged: “Exercise Swift Response”. The operation began on August 20, involving Customs and immigration with support from Army and other security agencies. […]

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Iron Deficiency Undermines the Lives of Millions in Africa – Isn’t it time we do more to end it?

        By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd. Iron, a key nutrient to develop children’s brains and help adults live productive lives, is acutely lacking in people’s diets There is an African proverb that says: “Your food is supposed to be your medicine and your medicine is supposed to be […]

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In Nigeria, can Manufacturing overtakes Agriculture in GDP?

By Franklin Alli WHAT does the quarterly and yearly contributions of the Nigerian manufacturing and Agricultural sector contributions to the country’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP), revealed? First, let’s Analize the contributions of  Agriculture to the GDP. In doing this, we shall rely on data sourced from the country’s Statistics body, National Bureau of Statistics, nbs. […]

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The effects of CO2 regulations on cement production

  Forgive the poor image quality but our magazine editor Peter Edwards spotted this provocative graphic (above) at the Federación Interamericana del Cemento (FICEM) technical congress that is taking place in the Dominican Republic this week. It came from a presentation given by Yassine Touahri from On Field Investment Research. The reason this slide raises […]

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EDITORIAL: To take off, AfCFTA must not ignore gravity       

In Summary ∆ Despite the obvious benefits of AfCFTA, Africa’s leaders will need to be conscious of the pull of gravity. ∆ Most of the elements that must be in place before the deal can operate smoothly are missing.   ​ By The EastAfrican Finally the moment of truth has come as the African Continental […]

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Global palm oil industry : Can Nigeria reclaim its position again?

  By Franklin Alli The Biblical saying “Hold fast to what you have ,” may not be appreciated until you  lost the thing. This is applicable to Nigeria, which was once a leading palm oil producer in late ’’50s and ’60s but has slumped to the fifth position among palm oil producing countries. Available statistics […]

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