This policy brief examines the pre-existing Nigerian economic vulnerabilities, evaluates the government’s responses to the COVID-19 pandemic with regards to achieving a green and more-diversified economy, and develops a new agenda and strategies for sustainable growth and economic transformation.
As Nigeria pushes its agricultural sector towards more efficient production and a greater role in the country’s economic diversification strategies, this study surveys the pesticides that are currently in use, their effects on humans and the environment, and how policy influences pesticide use.
The Project Debt Relief for Green and Inclusive Recovery was conceived in the summer of 2020 to advance innovative solutions to address the sovereign debt crisis that many countries in the Global South are facing at a time when social progress is under threat and urgent climate action is needed.
In addition to the hard facts, data and figures telling the story of plastic from a global perspective, the Nigeria edition of the Plastic Atlas provides insights into the particular challenges facing Africa’s most populous country.
Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned: Lagos Government’s Response to COVID-19
After registering Nigeria's index case of COVID-19 at the end of February 2020, the commercial city of Lagos soon emerged as the country's coronavirus hotspot and went into a five week long lockdown at the end of March 2020. This photo story takes a look at government's response to the crisis from the perspective of low-income communities.
Perspectives is a publication series of the Africa offices of the Heinrich Böll Stiftung. The series provides a platform for experts from Africa to express their views about issues pertinent to the democratic and sustainable development agenda in the region.
The latest edition of Perspectives tackles questions of state capture, and how the concept can contribute to understanding and strengthening democracies across Africa. Our contributors also open the possibilities that emerge when “state capture” is released from particular institutional settings and national boundaries.