Special Publication

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Fair Shared City: Lagos

Published: 7 June 2022
Position Paper

The urban development policies of Lagos seem to be predominantly shaped by concepts that reflect dominant gender inequality and stereotypes. This position paper written in collaboration with Fabulous Urban Nigeria Foundation explores a feminist approach to city planning that would benefit everyone.

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Flaneuse - Envisioning a City for All

Published: 22 February 2022
Publication

This Publication, commissioned by HBS Abuja office and actualized by Lagos Urban Development Initiatives, seeks to encourage readers to drive a public conversation about the potential of ignored citizens from all spheres, to re-imagine their city, and to effect equitable changes that will be inclusive and benefit of all.

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Nigeria's Green Bond Programme

Published: 9 February 2022
Report

The Nigerian government has raised billions of naira to finance energy and land-use projects using green bonds. This report hopes to make a meaningful contribution towards ensuring that mechanisms for transparency, accountability, sustainability and value for money are put in place throughout the processes of green bond issuances in Nigeria. 

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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Perspectives #01/2021: African Feminisms Across Generations

Published: 5 July 2021

This special edition of Perspectives reflects on, analyzes and documents the evolution of African feminisms and feminist action that African activists have taken up to address both old as well as persistent and new threats to women’s rights and gender justice. It also reflects on lessons learned from African feminist practices for current and future generations across the region.

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Ajegunle-Ikorodu Community Resilience Action Plan

Published: 1 March 2021

The University of Lagos Centre for Housing Sustainable Development supported by Heinrich Böll Stiftung Nigeria partnered with community members to prepare this Resilience Action Plan for the Ajegunle-Ikorodu community in Lagos to prevent, anticipate and respond to shocks and stresses from both natural and man-made occurrences.

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Agenda for Sustainable Economic Transformation in Nigeria

Published: 25 February 2021
Policy Brief

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.

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Debt Relief for Green and Inclusive Recovery

Published: 22 February 2021
Report

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.

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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.