Nigerian Natural Resource Charter (NNRC)

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The Natural Resource Charter (NRC) is a set of 12 economic principles for governments and societies on how best to manage the opportunities created by extractive resources for development. The 12 precepts cover the domestic foundations for resource governance, the decision to extract, getting a good deal, managing revenues, investing for sustainable development, and the international foundations for resource governance. …

Independent Evaluation (IE) of the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP)

Folarin Gbadebo-Smith Recent Research Governance & Political Economy

The NSRP is a DFID sponsored project scheduled to run for five years (2012-2017) in eight states in Nigeria (North and South). It aims to reduce the impact of violent conflict on vulnerable people in the targeted states. The programme’s most immediate impact will be in 24 local government areas with a total population of about five million. CPPA is …

Enhancing Statistical Literacy for Urban Service Planning and Delivery in Local Government – 2014/2015.

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Building on the results of institutional capacity assessments of local governments (LGs) in Lagos state conducted under the SAVI Program of DFID Nigeria, this research project aims to (1) assess the challenges for urban service delivery and establish capacity needs of planning, research and information units of LGA/LCDAs in Lagos State; (2) improve statistical literacy by the design of an …

Survey on Ebola Virus Disease – A study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) of Nigerians on the Ebola Virus Disease in Lagos State, Nigeria (2014).

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This survey was conducted to investigate the knowledge and perceptions of Nigerians concerning the Ebola virus disease, their attitudes towards it, and the prevention practices that were adopted to curb its spread. It draws responses from individuals and healthcare workers across local government areas.

Health Insurance Perception Survey (2013)

Folarin Gbadebo-Smith Recent Research Health, Surveys

This CPPA study assessed the perception of, and usage potential of, commercial health insurance packages for individuals in the informal sector in Lagos state. Employing face to face interviews, the study revealed dispositions towards purchasing health insurance, and the price individuals would pay to purchase such packages.

Transparent Money

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This blog post is an analysis of an article from The Economist Magazine (Nov 4-10). Open government, where government publishes budget documentation on expenditure – primarily online, has taken time to gain traction but is gathering momentum worldwide. As more countries and organizations join the information transparency club, Warren Krafchick of the International Budget Partnership (IBP) believes political will is …

Impact Assessment Study on Lagos State Law On Fees Collectible By Local Government Authorities -2012 & 2013.

Folarin Gbadebo-Smith Recent Research Governance & Political Economy

In July 2010, Lagos State passed a law to prescribe the levies that may be collected by local government councils in the state. The aim of the law was to reduce the incidence of multiple and illegal tax collection. In 2012 & 2013, CPPA implemented and produced a series of quantitative and qualitative research studies geared towards providing credible evidence …

Economic Impact Assessment of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Cashless Policy (2013)

Folarin Gbadebo-Smith Recent Research Governance & Political Economy

This CPPA survey evaluated the impact of the new CBN cashless policy on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). CPPA utilized modified multi-stage sampling techniques in the collection of data from over five hundred micro, small and medium enterprises across all local government areas in Lagos state. Findings from this project informed decisions on improving legal, policy and regulatory environment for …