February 3, 2016

THE ROADMAP: A Guide to Reaching 30,000 Megawatts and 60 Million Connections

The U.S. Government committed an initial $7 billion that has leveraged nearly $43 billion in commitments from over 120 public and private sector partners. The Power Africa […]
January 11, 2016

Farming Families and Climate Change Issues in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: Extent of Impact and Adaptation Strategies

The study focused on the impacts of climate change on the farmer and the farming families in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. The study specifically evaluated […]
January 6, 2016

Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015

The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. The report remains the most comprehensive […]
November 23, 2015

Business and Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) map out a global vision for a better world. They set out ambitious goals and targets for people, prosperity, planet and […]
September 30, 2015

SPOTLIGHT ISSUE: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL (PIB)

Crude petroleum is Nigeria’s most important non-renewable energy source, contributing over 90 percent of the country’s foreign exchange earnings and about 80 percent of recurrent and […]
July 15, 2015

Market Systems Development: A Primer on Pro-Poor Programming

Ending extreme poverty. The goal could hardly be more ambitious—or more challenging. International donors have rallied around it, and are united in their belief that broad-based […]
July 1, 2015

Enabling a more productive Nigeria: Powering SME’s

Enabling a more productive Nigeria: Powering SMEs is an Economist Intelligence Unit report. The findings are based on desk research, interviews and fieldwork in Nigeria conducted […]
June 24, 2015

African infrastructure projects: driving momentum, delivering jobs and improving livelihoods

This report digests a wealth of information given by participants from across the spectrum of infrastructure planning, finance and development and attempts to portray a balanced […]
April 22, 2015

Digital Finance for Development

The Digital Financial Services for Development Handbook was developed by USAID and FHI360 for use by USAID personnel to maximize the Agency’s use of and contribution […]
April 22, 2015

Communities NOT Criminals (Illegal oil refining in the Niger Delta)

An estimated 150,000 barrels of crude oil are stolen every day in Nigeria. The vast majority of this is sold internationally, but approximately 25% stays in […]
October 9, 2014

GSRDC Topic Guide on Conflict Sensitivity

In order for conflict sensitivity to be effective and to maximise impact, it should be mainstreamed within an organisation. This requires institutional capacity, commitment and the right incentives. Conflict sensitivity also needs to be applied consistently at the different levels of intervention (project, programme, sector, policy and inter-agency); and holistically throughout the programme cycle (design and planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation).
November 24, 2013

Poverty Alleviation through Corporate Social Responsibility in Niger Delta

Bede Obinna Amadi, Haslinda Abdullah, Asian Social Science, Vol. 8, No.4, 2012 click here for details