CSEA senior research fellow, Mma Amara Ekeruche, was a speaker at the webinar on ‘Public debt and the environment: perspectives from the Global South’ which was held on October 2, 2023.
The event featured presentations by experts from Uganda, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Honduras, who provided different perspectives from the Global South in light of what is being discussed in multilateral arenas such as the World Bank and the IMF.
Nigeria’s case study discussed findings from a three-fold research study aimed at providing fundamental fiscal policy options for growing out of debt in Nigeria. They include: “Debt for Climate and Development Swaps in Nigeria”; “Determining the Optimal Carbon Pricing Policy for Nigeria” and “Effects of Gender Inequality during Global Health Emergencies: Evidence from Nigeria”.
Read the blog here.
Watch the event here.