Submitted by Gareth on Wed, 07/05/2023 - 12:05

The Policy Practice is collaborating with Propcom+, a seven year Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office-funded project and delivered by The Palladium Group. This aim is to promote market systems development for climate-smart agriculture in Nigeria.

State Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability in Nigeria

Submitted by Gareth on Fri, 05/12/2023 - 13:03

The Policy Practice was commissioned by the World Bank to support the preparation of a Program for Results (P4R) operation in Nigeria promoting state fiscal transparency, accountability and sustainability.  The Policy Practice analysed how the political economy of Nigerian states affected the prospects for financial management reforms targeted by the proposed operation. The analysis informed the design of the P4R operation, in particular the selection of the Disbursement Linked Indicators that determined financial allocations to states.  

Nigeria: Demography Political Economy Analysis

Submitted by Alex on Mon, 02/28/2022 - 14:56

The team, led by Gareth Williams and Olly Owen, completed a political economy analysis on the demographic transition in Nigeria. Based on detailed fieldwork in 11 locations, the study addresses the question of what are the political, economic and socio-cultural factors influencing population policy and outcomes. It identified six potential pathways of change towards a more rapid demographic transition and makes recommendations on how development partners can support these pathways. 

Nigeria: climate and environmental political economy analysis

Submitted by Alex on Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:19

This political economy analysis looked at the drivers of policy and factors affecting implementation around climate and environment issues in Nigeria. It focused on forest management, afforestation and deforestation. It looked at the institutional dynamics of policy formulation and performance in the Federal Ministry of Environment and its agencies, as well as at the relations with international donors and with the sub-national level.

Support to the preparation of the Mid Term Review of the Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn, Nigeria

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:53

The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL) is a five-year governance programme, funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The programme supports governments, citizens, and evidence-based advocacy to promote more accountable and capable government. Gareth Williams was contracted for the first half of 2019 to support the programme in preparing for its Mid Term Review in July 2019.

Learning, Evidence and Advocacy Partnership - Second Phase - Nigeria Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:30

Gareth Williams was the Research Workstream Lead and Laure-Hélène Piron the Technical Director (Research) of the second phase of the Learning, Evidence and Advocacy Partnership (LEAP) pillar of the Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Nigeria's £133 million programme to support public sector reform in Nigeria.

Nigeria Policy Development Facility Political Economy Analysis

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:16

The Policy Development Facility Phase II is a flexible, rapid-response facility set up to support ‘champions of change’, to implement economic and social policies that lead to poverty reduction in Nigeria. This Political Economy Analysis explored the likelihood of progress during the 9 months prior to the General Election in a variety of reform areas including: power sector; trade; and road and rail.