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Nigeria

Official name: 

Federal Republic of Nigeria

Country income: 
Lower-middle-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Non Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Nigeria (2014)

Energy profile
  • Carbon capture and storage potential in Nigeria

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Friday 29 July 2016
    Phase: 
    Design
    Countries: 
    Objective: 

    Context

    According to the World Bank, Nigeria emitted 96.3 million tonnes (Mt) of CO2 in 2014. Nigeria also has significant methane emissions that corresponded the global warming potential of 89.8 Mt CO2 (CO2e) in 2012.

  • Securing land rights in rural communities of Nigeria: policy approach to the problem of gender inequality

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 1 January 2013
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    In Africa, the pursuit of gender equality in inheritance rights remains one of the most difficult challenges due to its entrenched patriarchal characteristics. This is also the case in the rural communities of South-Eastern Nigeria. This article investigates gender discrimination in the region, among the Igbo ethnic group, with regard to land property rights; and makes policy recommendations to overcome the failures of past intervention efforts, many of which considered this problem as too culturally sensitive.

  • Gender and Climate Change – Case Study of Oko Agbon Odooyi Community

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday 1 January 2010
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    What are the gender implications of poverty, unemployment and the absence of basic infrastructure in the face of climate change, and what should governments be doing to improve the situation? This paper considers the case of Oko Agbon, a poor coastal community of 10,000 inhabitants in Lagos State, which is facing the challenge of climate change, with rising temperatures and fresh water becoming salinised (salted).

  • Waste to Fertilizer Service

    Type: 
    Product

    The Waste to Fertlizer Service concerns the conversion of organic waste into  soil conditioner/fertlizer. The service consists of the following stages:
    1) Waste collection from the trucks at Landfill/Material Recovery Facility (MRF)
    2) The organic waste is made into windrows for easy turning until maturity
    3) Waste turning to speed up the microbial activities needed for composting and maturity
    4) Very rich organic fertilizer from screening machine, after the removal of metal, plastic & other impurities

  • Gender and climate adaptation: tools for community-level action in Nigeria

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday 1 January 2011
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    In Africa, as in many parts of the world, the impact of climate change is visible and widespread...Such impacts combined with high dependence on natural resources and rain-fed agriculture mean that many African countries, including Nigeria, face high vulnerability in the coming decades. Poverty, inequitable land distribution, conflict, HIV/AIDS and debt also mean that many African countries lack the adaptive capacity to cope and adjust compared to more developed countries.

  • Gender inequality and maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 1 May 2014
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    This summary provides an overview of how gender inequality impacts maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria.

  • Gender roles in urban crop production in Imo State, Nigeria

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 1 January 2013
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    Promoting urban agriculture has become important in developing countries as a strategy for poverty alleviation. This study, done in Imo state, Nigeria, aims to understand the agricultural practices and associated gender dynamics in developing countries. The results show that a noticeable majority of urban farmers are females of mean age (40 years old). Mixed crop cultivation is the primary cropping system used with Cassava, with maize and Telfaria being the top three food crops grown.

  • Gender and community mobilisation for urban water infrastructure investment in Southern Nigeria

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 25 February 2010
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    In the Nigerian cities of Lagos and Benin City, the 2006 census reported that just 26% and 5% of households had access to treated piped water respectively, with a significant informal water delivery sector working alongside, or in place of, public utilities, community wells, or private bore-holes. The resulting complexity, irregularity, and unaccountability of water supply has a significant impact on women in particular, as they are usually responsible for sourcing and buying water on a daily basis (a task that can take hours each day).

  • Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday 1 March 2014
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    Drawing on data from the General Household Survey Panel 2010/11, this paper analyses differences in agricultural productivity across male and female plot managers in Nigeria. Utilising the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition method, the analysis is conducted separately for the North and South regions, excluding the west of the country.

  • Access to Electricity in the Odighi Community in Edo State Using Photovoltaics

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday 1 January 2012
    Objective: 

    This report presents a case study of the project "Access to Electricity in Odighi Community in Edo State Using Photovoltaic." The Odighi community, prior to the project, was not connected to the national grid and lacked access to electricity. The objectives of the project were to increase access to modern energy services using solar generation, build installation and maintenance capacity in the community and raise awareness of renewable energy opprtunities in Nigeria.

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