Some thoughts on new poverty numbers in Nigeria

With the recent release of the 2018/2019 Harmonized Nigeria Living Standard Survey (HNLS), the true scale and scope of poverty in Nigeria will become clearer. When the World Data Lab’s Poverty Clock in 2018 released its poverty estimate which put Nigerian as the country with most extremely poor people, the federal government through the ministry […]

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Future Energy Use in the Developing World: Implications for poverty reduction and climate goals

In view of the long-standing debate between green growth and de-growth, this analysis throws light on the dimensions of future energy use growth and its implication for development and climate concerns, in the context of the developing world. Latest energy demand projections show that a global energy transition is underway. Based on baseline projections by […]

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