Author Archives: Sadiq Gulma

Food vs Fuel; What should Nigeria Grow their Crops For

It’s no news that power supply is erratic in Nigeria and might remain so for a very long time, in spite of generation of additional power and transmission to the grid. Prima facie, this has resulted in the dearth of … Continue reading

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Re-cap: One Environment Hybrid + EU Climate Diplomacy Week

From the Monday the 3rd of July to the 8th of July, an Environment festival took place in the city of Abuja. The festival is an advocacy push to protect our precious environment presented through art exhibitions, workshops, seminars, presentations … Continue reading

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Deliberations of the Panel Discussion on Sustainability in Architecture in Nigeria

The built environment is responsible for the largest consumption of energy produced in the world. They have a corresponding largest global greenhouse gas emission by sector, 40% according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). How does this all affect … Continue reading

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Why Environmental Education Should be Taken Every Where; Both Rural and Urban Areas

A lot goes on in many corners of Nigeria, environment wise.  Many people are unaware of the consequence of their actions on the environment. Two of the most common environmental atrocities being indulged in are cutting down trees and bush burning. … Continue reading

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Development Control in Abuja Starts Enforcement of Green Building Regulations

Building developers who submit building development plans in Abuja are now advised  by Development Control to incorporate green building concepts in their building plans. Developers are given  a long list of green solutions to include, when they submit their initial … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture: an innovative way of growing food in the city

Farming is often thought  of as something for the rural areas and for the rural people. Perhaps due to the reason of availability of vast farmlands, something uncommon to cities. The latter are always struggling to find spaces to develop. … Continue reading

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Making Building and Construction More Environment friendly; Lessons from GreenBuild Conference

Buildings are so important to our lives that we spend up to 90% of our time daily inside them. We go from our homes, to offices, to shopping malls, to fitness centres and the list goes on. Buildings shape our … Continue reading

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