Project Reports

March 12, 2024

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience: A Comparative Analysis of Nigeria and Ghana

Nigeria and Ghana have experienced a range of economic shocks over the past two decades, including natural disasters, commodity-price fluctuations, financial crises and global economic downturns. These shocks have significantly…

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March 12, 2024

The potential Fiscal and Health Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in Nigeria

Using data from a dedicated survey conducted by the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) and led by the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA)…

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March 6, 2024

Ed-Tech Landscape and Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study examines the adoption of education technology (Ed-Tech) in primary and secondary education in 10 sub-Saharan African countries: Nigeria, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Benin, Malawi,…

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July 19, 2023

COVID-19 and rising educational Inequalities: Evidence from Nigeria

This study unpacks the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on educational inequalities and related education policy measures in Nigeria. Focusing on primary education, the study aimed to: (i) outline the…

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June 16, 2023

Employment Creation Potential of Industries Without Smokestacks: a Nigeria case study

Young people under the age of 30 account for nearly 70 percent of the population of Africa, making it the world’s youngest continent (United Nations 2021). While this trend provides…

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December 5, 2022

Employment Creation Potential of Industries Without Smokestacks: A Nigeria Case Study

This report examines the potential for industries without smokestacks (IWOSS) in creating large-scale job opportunities in Nigeria, particularly for the young and female population subgroups. With the emergence of technology…

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October 21, 2022

Cross-Border Data Flows in Africa: Policy Considerations for the Afcfta Protocol on Digital Trade

The original Industrial Revolution was powered by steam; the second by electricity. The rise of digitisation and automation generally defined the Third Industrial Revolution, which was largely powered by oil.…

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August 30, 2022

Responsible Data Governance In Africa : Institutional gaps and capacity needs

Africa is quickly becoming the new data frontier in the face of continued increase in the deployment of digital technologies. A proportionate data governance ecosystem is, however, still lacking. The…

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June 27, 2022

Data-Driven Enterprises in Africa: An Evaluation of Winners and Losers

The fact is that indigenous firms are still struggling to manage resources to invest in basic IT infrastructure. Hence data analytics adoption, which requires both human personnel and technical infrastructure,…

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May 26, 2022

Increasing Access To Quality Education For Rural And Marginalised Children In West Africa — A Comparative Study Of Accelerated Education and Girls Focused Programmes in Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

The number of out-of-school children (OOSC) in Nigeria has increased at an alarming rate over the past years, reaching approximately 10.5 million children. According to the global out-of-school statistics compiled…

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May 18, 2022

Maximizing Public Awareness for Participatory Data Governance in African Countries

A major argument for advocating for a participatory approach in developing Africa’s data policies and systems stems from the underlying drivers and principles guiding data governance. These principles cut across…

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December 9, 2021

Examınıng the Effectıveness of Health Warnıngs on Cıgarette Packagıng in Nıgerıa: A Modellıng Study

Tobacco consumption is associated with about 29,472 deaths in Nigeria alongside other health and economic impact. Meanwhile, evidence has shown that exposure to health warnings reduces tobacco consumption by providing…

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November 23, 2021

COVID-19 fiscal policy response and climate change action in Africa

This paper analyses the fiscal policy measures adopted by African countries in response to COVID-19 and how these impact progress on their climate change actions of the countries. Specially, it…

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October 31, 2021

Health Burden and Economic Costs of Tobacco Smoking in Nigeria

Globally, tobacco consumption continues to cause a huge burden of preventable diseases. Nigeria has been leading tobacco markets in Africa and the absolute number of active smokers remains one of…

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August 6, 2021

Strengthening Data Governance in Africa

This inception report focuses on the emerging trends in Africa’s digital and data environment. The study builds a case for mobilizing action at both regional and national levels, to strengthen…

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May 19, 2021

The Fiscal and Health Impact Of Increases In Tobacco Tax In Nigeria

The detrimental health consequences of tobacco use have been recorded over many decades. The Royal College of Physicians’ report in 1962, followed by the US Surgeon-General’s report in 1964, established…

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