Nigeria’s foremost Sustainable Development experts Professor Olanrewaju Olaniyan and Dr Olawale Olayide presented a key note address at the recently concluded 23rd International Sustainable Development Society ISDR Conference in Colombia.
They harped on the African Union’s Development protocol: Agenda 2063 which envisions a shred strategic framework for equitable growth and sustainable development.
They detailed the existing similarities between the Agenda 2063 and the SDGs as both Protocols recognizes rising trends such as population growth and youth buldge, urbanization, climate change and inequalities among others
They reaffirmed Africa’s willingness to transit from the backwaters of human development to the path of inclusive and equitable growth.
The ISDR is an annual conference of Sustainable Development Academics. Professor Olaniyan and Dr Olayide both teach Development Practice at the Center for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan.