Health

Time for a "Detox" in Agriculture

Time for a “Detox” in Agriculture

Published: 1 November 2021

This second volume of our Nigerian pesticides study provides evidence to support a process of withdrawing highly hazardous pesticides from the Nigerian market, based on their toxicity to human health and the environment, and to promote safer alternatives to chemical pesticides for crop and pest management.

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Time for a "Detox" in Agriculture

Published: 17 February 2021

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.

Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Pandemic Case Study: Nigeria

Published: 14 December 2020
Case study

In Nigeria, the healthcare system was not prepared for the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more about how the pandemic affected a country where more than half the population lacks access to primary medical care while Nigerian doctors seek employment abroad.