Nigeria and Environment
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Content from selected partners can be found by following the relevant links in the central panel below - or check out our editor's selection of the best sector specific information from other websites.
- The BLDS environment collection
Search for the latest environment-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- China and the African oil sector: channels of engagement, motives, actors and impacts
- F. urban / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2011
- Chinas rapid economic growth and urbanisation puts pressure on the countrys scarce domestic natural resources, which are essential for powering the ever-growing economy. Consequently, China is increasingly engaging with lo...
- Political economy of the petroleum sector in Nigeria
- A. Gboyega / World Bank, 2011
- The relatively slow pace of Nigeria's development has often been attributed to the phenomenon of the resource curse whereby the nature of the state as a "rentier" dilutes accountability for development and political actors are able to...
- Broken promises: gender impacts of the World Bank financed west African and Chad-Cameroon pipelines
- S Lowman / Gender Action, 2012
- This report looks at the gender impacts of the Chad-Cameroon Oil Pipeline and West African Gas Pipelines (WAGP). It argues that IFI involvement failed to adequately protect vulnerable social groups in affected communities, particularl...
- The implications of climate change on the poor in Africa cities
- I. Douglas; K. Alam; M. Maghenda / Russell Sage Foundation, 2008
- Poor people living in hazardous and unhealthy environments in urban areas may find their difficulties compounded by the consequences of climate change. These include those who construct their shelters on steep, unstable hillsides, or ...
- The complexity of water governance
- id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- Water governance is a significant feature of international development policymaking. There is an increasing consensus on the need for improved water governance to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. This edition of id21 i...
- Investments and strategic challenges in large- and small-scale irrigation in Africa
- L. You; C. Ringler; G. Nelson / AgEcon Search, 2010
- Irrigation in Africa has the potential to boost agricultural productiviy by at least 50 percent, but at the moment, food production is almost entirely rainfed. This paper analyses large, dam-based and small-scale irrigation investment...
- Improving staple crop boosts women’s influence in northern Nigeria
- Annita Tipilda; Arega Alene; Victor M. Manyong / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2009
- Cowpea is a popular and widely used crop in West Africa. It is a staple food crop, a source of cash, used for feeding animals and also contributes to soil fertility. Agricultural programmes that aim to increase the low productivity le...
- Climate change and sub-Saharan Africa: points of vulnerability and potential for adaptation
- H. Connor; L. Mqadi; P. Mukheibir / HELIO International, 2007
- Africa is vulnerable to climate change on two fronts: firstly, because of existing vulnerabilities and secondly, due to capacity limitations for disaster mitigation and inability to adapt to climate change. There is an urgent nee...
- Renewable natural resources in Nigeria: towards sustainable management
- E. Eboh; B. Larsen; K. Oji / African Institute for Applied Economics, Nigeria, 2007
- This paper analyses the role and implications of the management and use of renewable natural resources in economic growth and poverty reduction in Nigeria. Using data collected from relevant government ministries, research reports, pu...
- Research findings on water resources
- id21 Natural Resources, 2008
- The main focus in id21 natural resource Highlights 6 is water. Five relevant research articles are presented that focus on various issues related to water resources. 1. Increasing the productivity of irrigation syste...