Researchers at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have found an alternative to measure economic progress in countries. It is called the Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA). SEDA is an economic index that tracks 160 countries across three major elements: economics, sustainability and investment.
One of my passion for living is to contribute to ending extreme poverty, directly or indirectly in my own little way. The way I do this is to contribute to the knowledge economy. According to Wikipedia, “knowledge economy” is an economy in which growth is dependent on the quantity, quality, and accessibility of the information […]
Doing business in Nigeria is not easy! This is because there are lots of problematic factors business owners will need to overcome in order to successfully do business in Nigeria. This is confirmed by the recently published Global Competitiveness Report 2016–2017 by the World Economic Forum. The Global competitiveness report was published on 28 September […]
A year ago (exactly September 25th, 2015), 193 leaders of the world made a promise of the Global Goals. A promise to the seven and a half billion people on this planet that our lives will get a lot better over the next 15 years. They came together to agree on 17 Global Goals to […]
The SDGs in Action app has been developed to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals – the world’s to-do list to end poverty, reduce inequalities and tackle climate change. It is brought to you by the GSMA, which represents the interests of nearly 800 mobile operators worldwide, and Project Everyone, a non-profit global campaign to spread […]
Drone technology will give the agriculture industry a high-technology makeover, with planning and strategy based on real-time data gathering and processing. PwC estimates the market for drone-powered solutions in agriculture at $32.4 billion. Following are six ways aerial and ground-based agricultural drones will be used throughout the crop cycle.
The Open Foris online platform was recently unveiled by the United Nations. This is a new software developed in partnership with Google to help tackle climate change, deforestation, and food production issues. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) launched the Open Foris online platform that will use a high-resolution satellite to send images […]
The fourth industrial revolution is upon us globally! We humans need the right skills to be able to thrive in this fourth generation of Industrial development. We are on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. The revolution will be unlike anything […]
The Internet as we know it today is not what it used to be. It involves a lot of things which I’m not going to bore you with. Briefly, I will be showing you the evolution of the internet as it pertains to business and social impacts. This brief is inspired while reading/studying some of […]
When a record-breaking 175 nations signed the Paris Agreement at the UN ceremony on April 22, Earth Day 2016 officially became one for the history books. But with a whole bunch of technical and official-sounding terms flying around, it’s not always immediately clear exactly what’s next with the Paris Agreement and why it’s the biggest […]