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At the NESG, our work in providing fact-based advocacy has allowed us to prioritize and use our voice to encourage different actors to come together to dialogue on critical socio-economic issues. Only through conversations, interventions, and innovation will we change the landscape in Nigeria and across Africa.

2022-06-24 11:41:52.0

Discussing The Connection Between Trade, Food Security And Nutrition

The relationship between trade and food security is attracting increased attention on both the trade and development agendas, with trade recognized as one of the means for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To ensure that markets around the world have access to nutritious food requires international trade and cross-border cooperation. With climate change threatening the predictability of harvests and the sustainability of many regional crops, the importance of trade in food commodities may well increase rather than diminish.

2022-06-10 01:40:52.0

Arbitration And Mediation Bill 2022: Implications for dispute resolution and economic growth

Investment and trade—important drivers of economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa—are both affected significantly by conflict. Businesses are naturally averse to disputes and when disputes arise, they must be efficiently and effectively resolved for businesses to thrive. Dispute resolution is the key that unlocks investment, be it local or foreign, business, money, private equity, or investors are averse to disputes, and where it arises, it wants them to be speedily and efficiently dealt with.

2022-06-03 03:05:23.0

Enforcing Food Safety In Nigeria - The Huge Informal Sector Influence

Many health problems encountered today arising from consumption of unsafe food are not new as they date far back in history. The issue of food safety and food – borne toxicants in Sub Saharan Africa, including Nigeria, is exacerbated by public ignorance on the subject, uncoordinated approach to food control, lack of technical expertise and adequately equipped laboratories in some cases, poor enforcement of legislations and regulatory limits.

2022-05-27 01:57:12.0

Prioritizing Citizens' Public Health As We Advance Food Safety In Nigeria

It is not food if it is not safe. Access to safe, nutritious, tasty, and wholesome food is a fundamental human right that should be available and affordable to all people, including people in developing countries. Food safety throughout the value chain, from farm to the table must be integrated into policies and interventions to improve nutrition and health outcomes.

2022-05-16 10:08:42.0

Shaping The Nigeria's Electoral Culture With Behavioral Insights

The history of Nigeria’s politics since the coming into being of the Fourth Republic, like its earlier democratic experiments have shown intractable but avoidable defects and deficits in the practice of participatory democracy. To interrogate this phenomenon, there is a need to focus on the impact of behavioral insights on undemocratic attitudes, unwholesome values, objectionable beliefs and Nigeria's electoral and political culture.

2022-04-14 08:10:53.0

Oil Price Movements, Economic Policy And The Nigerian Economy

Oil prices have since risen sharply to nearly $100 per barrel following strong economic recovery post-lockdowns. As the economy grows so does the demand for oil. Moreover, rising geopolitical tensions between Russia and Ukraine and in the Middle East are stoking supply fears. This is contributing to rising inflation and concerns about economic recovery.

2022-04-01 02:01:39.0

Breaking The Bias (Part B)

Break the Bias" encourages us to continue speaking out and to imagine a world free from bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. An inclusive, diverse, and equitable world, where differences are valued and celebrated. This world will become our reality when we celebrate women's achievements, increase visibility for them, create awareness against bias and take action for gender equality.

2022-03-30 01:06:21.0

Breaking The Bias (Part A)

"Break the Bias" encourages us to continue speaking out and to imagine a world free from bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. An inclusive, diverse, and equitable world, where differences are valued and celebrated. This world will become our reality when we celebrate women's achievements, increase visibility for them, create awareness against bias and take action for gender equality.

2022-03-25 03:52:36.0

Challenges And Opportunities In Nollywood

Economic interests have always been the major driving force behind the growth and spread of the Nollywood and entertainment industry of Nigeria. In spite of its players’ economic objective, Nollywood tells the Nigerian story, using themes from local realities and the country’s cultural identity to address local social issues.

2022-03-18 03:06:49.0

Discussing Nigeria's Foreign Trade In Goods in 2021

The geopolitical tensions have sent global oil prices rising to a three-digit number more recently in the year 2022. This is good news for major oil-exporting countries including Nigeria in terms of higher oil export earnings. However, these gains will be lost to huge import bills on refined fuel products and the extra fiscal burden arising from higher subsidy costs in Nigeria. Ukraine being part of Nigeria’s top 10 import locations in the fourth quarter of 2021 suggests that the war between Russia and Ukraine could induce supply chain disruptions and negatively affect import supplies to Nigeria until a truce is reached by both countries.

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