Africa Gathering Green Acts Presentation

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Presentation by the Green Acts Organization from Nigeria at Africa Gathering, Nairobi

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Africa Gathering Green Acts Presentation

  1. 2. <ul><li>A social enterprise that advocates sustainable environment, climate change and green innovation with the sole aim of evolving an global community with genuine interest in protecting the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>We are meeting our set objectives by building an online connect of young persons, physical summits on climate exchange and research into environmental degraded communities. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>There is a growing tension between economic development and environmental sustainability as present energy and lifestyles are over-exploiting global resources beyond what natural cycles can replace. </li></ul><ul><li>The big challenge to the world is how to currently balance the demands of economic progress which usually conflicts with environmental resources. How do we meet the fundamental needs of a growing population within the means of nature? The world needs to source for new ways of thinking, energy systems, habits and livelihood that reduce carbon emissions. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>GreenYoungGreen is a Movement of young people (Cheetah Generation) who freely share their disappointment about the lack of care for the environment, but equipped with boundless optimism and a clear vision to start change. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Awareness of the right tools and knowledge management </li></ul><ul><li>Starting an advocacy chain and imbibing a sense of activism to be more committed to the planet survival. </li></ul><ul><li>A movement of people who believe in conserving global resources, protecting dwindling biodiversity, energy efficiency and renewable technology </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable consumption with eco-friendly packaging, waste disposal and recycling. </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting planting of trees, paper-less initiatives and general involvement in sustainable development drives. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Using social and mainstream media to communicate our information of change and discussions to Nigerians </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating our discussions through pop culture- driven events to drive our message that there is a trove of wealth that the world shares as vast inheritance and there is a responsibility to protect it for the future. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>University Community Based Action </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Renewable Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Waste Management </li></ul><ul><li>Tree Planting Scheme </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 Trees With International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Some rural communities mostly depend on paraffin, palm oil , kerosene and other carbon compounds that burn and we are concerned about their health issues and potential for deforestation. According to available stats, reliance on kerosene kills one in every 20 seconds in Sub-Saharan Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Our Solar lighting programme is based on need for alternative sources to tackle use of high carbon fuels and replace them with affordable solar lighting systems. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Size </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity </li></ul><ul><li>Ruggedness </li></ul>

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