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Plastic pollution is a big challenge for Africa. 14 resolutions were adopted at the 5th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi in March 2022. www.theexchange.africa

Conservation, biodiversity protection, resource efficiency, consumption patterns, climate mitigation and adaptation, employment development, as well as poverty alleviation, are all emphasized in three resolutions.

According to a resolution on minerals and metals, solutions should be developed to increase the environmental sustainability of these products over their whole existence.

Protect, conserve, restore, and sustainably use lakes while incorporating them into national and regional development plans are the goals of the resolution on sustainable lake management.

Commuter and freight motorbike operators are seeing massive changes to their bottom line due to the energy efficiency of electric bikes.

According to Kenya Broadcasting Corporation news, there are over 27 million users of motorcycles in the country.

Rishi Kohli, the CEO and co-founder of Fika Mobility, says that the electric bikes will save the Boda Boda riders an estimate of US$700 used in maintenance and petrol costs a year.