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 several themes such as human and digital rights protection, transparency and accountability, that are geared towards engendering greater confidence in the data ecosystem, for more […]


RISE in Nigeria: Research Overview

Researchers will examine whether and how the demand for improved learning drives educational systems to change in Nigeria. The RISE Country Research Team in Nigeria will examine the interplay between parental aspirations, community engagement, local politics, and educational outcomes in Nigeria. The goal is to understand how parents, communities and students can influence school governance […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 17)

According to the UNFPA, Nigeria’s population increased from 195.9 million in 2017 to 201 million in 20181 – representing an annual increase of about 2.6%. The age composition of Nigeria’s population indicated that 54% Nigerians fall between ages 15-64, 44% between 0-14, and a paltry 3% between 65 and above. Two demographic dimensions are visible […]