Solution17 Partners with EcoMatcher and TK Tech Africa to Launch 'Tech for Climate' in Nigeria.

June 5, 2022, Lagos, Nigeria - To commemorate World Environment Day 2022, Solution17 for Climate Action, in partnership with EcoMatcher and TK Tech Africa, is launching "Technology Tree Monitoring System" and "Climate Art on Blockchain" initiatives, demonstrating Solution 17's commitment to promoting a green economy as well as lead in the race towards net zero in Nigeria.              


Starting June 11, tree planting will start in different locations in Lagos State, supporting Solution17's goal of planting 10 million trees in Nigeria by 2030. All newly planted trees will be digitally captured with the EcoMatcher App for tracking purposes. 


TK Tech Africa will transform Solution17’s Climate Art into NFT assets that will be listed on local and global exchanges, with the objective of raising funds to finance tree planting and other green initiatives.


July 1, 2022, an official event will take place highlighting the initiatives with key stakeholders from the art sector, technology, carbon trade market, securities exchange, government, creative economy, NGOs, business leaders, international agencies, and players on the frontline of climate change, and to discuss how to the accelerate the low carbon development in Nigeria, ahead of COP27.


The CEO and Project Director of Solution17, Foluke Michael, expressed her excitement about the new partnerships and reiterated the importance of digital technologies in planting, tracking, monitoring, and evaluating Solution17 trees across Nigeria. The comprehensive climate technologies will revolutionize the greening of the economy, supporting transparent and engaging tree planting, and enabling companies to integrate tree planting into their business strategies and processes.


Dr. Mories Atoki, a member of Solution 17's Board of Trustees, encourages all critical stakeholders to join this drive towards a sustainable economy by registering to be part of the discourse on July 1, 2022, at to make this event a memorable green day in the history of our planet and generation.



About Solution 17 for Climate Action


Solution17 for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a model developed by of Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI) to proffer solutions to the world's most pressing problems through the application of the 17 SDGs.


Solution17 for Climate Action in Africa promotes the natural environment and prosperity in different communities through education, creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation to tackle problems and their effects; whilst creating solutions toward a healthy, liveable, prosperous and sustainable planet.


About EcoMatcher


EcoMatcher plants trees and complete forests with vetted foundations from around the world specialized in tree planting. Through technology, EcoMatcher's clients know everything about every tree planted, offering full transparency. Through EcoMatcher's digital blockchain-based platform, companies can use trees as meaningful corporate gifts, rewards, loyalty and employee engagement, and transparent carbon offsetting.


About TK Tech Africa


TK Tech Africa is a technology company focused on using blockchain technology to digitize assets, create alternative asset classes and transform financial market transactions in Africa.

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