This November, industry leaders, style connoisseurs, and fashion enthusiasts from across the globe will converge in Lagos, Nigeria for the 4th edition of the GTBank Fashion Weekend. The 2-day event will put a spotlight on Africa’s emerging fashion industry whilst showcasing the talent and creativity of small businesses in the fashion space.
With environmental projects that present innovations in their respective countries, Brazilian Anna Luísa Beserra (21) and Angolan Adjany Costa (29) received a UN award for young scientists. With their projects, both contribute to environmental preservation and access to water. And with the incentive, they intend to expand these technologies to other regions.
Brazil features a 7,367 km coastline, bathed on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Brazilian settlements throughout five centuries have prioritized the seacoast territories, whereas the largest concentration of Brazilian population is concentrated. Thus, this view focused on the ocean-inspired Winds For Future (W4F), an initiative intending to unite innovation, technology, and sustainability.
Ceará has become consolidated as a great Brazilian food culture hub. There are over a dozen options of gastronomy schools, including public and private universities as well as technical courses in Brazil. The local government runs them, the “Escola de Gastronomia Social” (Social Gastronomy School) inaugurated in 2018. The “Observatório Cearense da Cultura Alimentar” (The Ceará State Food Culture Observatory) (OCCA) is also in this state that has reunited chefs and researchers. The Ceará Organic Food Festival will also take place during this event. It is an event that intends to unite representatives from the entire local productive food chain producing foodstuffs.
September 12 is the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation. On this day, in 1978, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a plan of action in 1978 to promote and implement technical cooperation among developing countries.