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Improving Youth Employability in Nigeria: Making a Case for Inclusive Skill Development

In September 2015, World Leaders at the United Nations Special summit adopted what has been described as “the most inclusive development agenda the world has ever seen” – the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. The 17 ambitious goals provide the impetus for countries and communities to tackle confronting challenges, including those in the world of […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 24)

Agricultural sector exports increased at a remarkable pace in 2017. Total earnings from agricultural export goods grew by 181 percent to N170.4 billion1, compared to the N60.7 billion earned in 2016. The remarkable improvements in exports and export earnings reflect improvements in agricultural production and supply, at the backdrop of the provision of farm mechanization […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 16)

The World Economic Outlook report, recently released by the World Bank, reduced its growth projection for Nigeria to 2.1 percent in 20181, from 2.5 percent2. The new growth projection is considerably lower than the 3.5 percent 2018 growth rate projected by the federal government of Nigeria. However, at 2.1 percent, the growth is a significant […]

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