Why you should join #StopTheWaste now

The figures are eye-watering: enough food to feed the world’s 7 billion people while one in nine people goes to bed hungry every night. Equally if not more damning, one-third of the food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted — amounting to about 1.3 billion tons per year. The time to act is … Continue reading Why you should join #StopTheWaste now

Research proposal on crude oil waste and the extent of regulatory compliance by International Oil Companies in Nigeria

Introduction Petroleum is among the world’s most important natural resources. It is a highly-traded commodity in the international market (Ruta et al, 2012) and also most dependable source of energy for both industrial and domestic applications after superseding coal at the beginning of the century. Production of crude oil in Nigeria peaked at 2.5 million … Continue reading Research proposal on crude oil waste and the extent of regulatory compliance by International Oil Companies in Nigeria

Enhancing a framework for sustainable waste management in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry

BACKGROUND The oil sector has been a major energy supplier since the industrial revolution, and the discovery of oil has, so far, exposed the vulnerable and dependent nature of world economies (Ferrier & Fursenko, 2016; Frank et al., 2016). The oil and gas sector has not only contributed to the economic growth of nations like … Continue reading Enhancing a framework for sustainable waste management in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry

The link between urban management and environmental sustainability

The policy framework for the sustainable development of urban areas requires multilevel cooperation among local, national and global communities and partnerships to mobilize public and private resources. Democratic legitimacy and stakeholder consultation are also very important. Sustainable development of urban areas requires integration and coordination, including regarding land-use issues, food security, employment creation, transportation infrastructure development, biodiversity conservation, water conservation, … Continue reading The link between urban management and environmental sustainability