Companies around the world are asking what is in their products, while cities are setting out roadmaps towards the circular economy. All of this leads to the…
The floriculture sector has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. In early March 2020, retailers reduced their flower orders to prioritise essential goods, flights were grounded and governments banned public gatherings including weddings and limiting funerals. The falling sales took a toll on a sector with very narrow margins. Flowers are an important sector for Kenya, worth $1.15 billion annually and employing 150,000 people directly and an estimated 2 million indirectly, mostly women. The sector has been adversely affected by the manifold impacts of Covid-19, both locally and within market nations. The weight of these impacts is being felt by overseas producers and their families, including food insecurity, lack of PPE, poor access to hygiene, lack of transport and job insecurity – all exacerbated by low or no wages and non-existent savings.
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FAMOUS FISHING BOATS The smaller blue boats go out for fishing when the wind is blowing little from north and there are no high waves…
Eni, has taken the first step in toward building industrial-scale plants to produce bio-oil from MSW as operations begin at a pilot plant located at the existing Gela refinery.
The regional LafargeHolcim Awards (Gold, Silver and Bronze) and Acknowledgement prize winning projects will be announced in a hybrid event on November 13, 2021, as part of the 17th international Biennale of Architecture in Venice, Italy. The Global LafargeHolcim Awards (Gold, Silver and Bronze) will be announced at the same event by Hashim Sarkis, curator of the Biennale and Head of the Global LafargeHolcim Awards jury 2021. Representatives of the 33 Main Category winning teams are invited to attend this event in person and receive the Awards and Acknowledgement prize trophies.