Envoy on Climate Action Discusses Nigeria’s Economic Development with WEF

Nigeria’s Envoy on Climate Action, Ajuri Ngelale  has met with the World Economic Forum’s Head of Africa,Mr. Chido Munyati, and Africa’s Regional Agenda Lead, Ms. Abir Ibrahim,  to discuss Nigeria’s value chain localization initiative and strategies to actively create linkages between the Organized Private Sector in developed markets and critical Nigerian public-private stakeholders.
This is to advance new wealth-creating industries supported by localized supply chains.
Ngelale made these known on Monday after his meeting held to promote Nigeria’s partnership with major stakeholders in boosting value chain localized initiatives.
On Monday morning, I welcome the World Economic Forum’s Head of Africa, , for an extensive deliberation on Nigeria’s value chain localization initiative and how we can actively create linkages between the Organized Private Sector in developed markets and critical Nigerian public-private stakeholders in advancing new wealth-creating industries supported by localized supply chains.
Similarly,  Nigeria’s Cordinator for all Climate related matters, in his efforts to further tame green house gas emissions in the country, Ngelale exchanged views with the country Director of ProVeg International, Mr. Hakeem Jimo on ways to generate tangible value from reviewing food systems that contributes.
He added that adoption of sustainable agricultural practices and food system alignments will minimize forest destruction and biodiversity loss.
Later on Monday afternoon, I welcomed the Country Director of ProVeg International, Mr. Hakeem Jimo, who exchanged views with me on how we can generate tangible value from reviewing food systems that globally contribute up to 25% of all greenhouse gas emissions at a time when nearly 50% of all meat consumed in Nigeria is imported. Sustainable agricultural practices and food system alignments can minimize forest destruction and biodiversity loss. A major area of opportunity as we seek to create a new industrial ecosystem for biomass in-country in close collaboration with our technical partners and investors.
Ngelale also met with the Executive Vice Chairman of NASENI, Mr Khalil Halilu, when they both aligned approaches towards bolstering Nigeria’s redefined drive to localise renewable energy technology value chains.
“I met with NASENI EVC/CEO, Mr. Khalil Halilu, and we aligned approaches in an effort to bolster Nigeria’s new drive to localize renewable energy technology value chains. Our collaborative approach to achieving national objectives for the benefit of all Nigerians is in conformity with H.E. President Bola Tinubu’s team-centered approach to problem-solving and service delivery. Nigerians have so much to look forward to.

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