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August 2017

Facing Nigeria’s Demographic Challenges

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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March 2017

Invitation to a Policy Roundtable on Inequality in Nigeria

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
CPPA Offices, Nigerian Airforce Conference Centre
Abuja, Nigeria
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The Center for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA) cordially invites you to a policy roundtable themed “Inequality of Opportunities and Outcomes”. CPPA, supported by The Ford Foundation, is conducting studies to assess the impact of income and wealth inequality or disparities in Nigeria as an aspect of its ongoing 21st Century Challenges Project.   With a Gini coefficient of 0.43 in 2016, worsening income and wealth inequality in Nigeria has received the attention of policymakers and think-tanks alike. The problem requires knowledge-sharing through…

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December 2015

Implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights for Nigeria’s Extractive Industry

December 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CPPA Offices, Nigerian Airforce Conference Centre
Abuja, Nigeria
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The Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA), invites you to participate at its forthcoming 1-day Policy Dialogue, titled: “Implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights for Nigeria's Extractive Industry”. Sustainable and peaceful coexistence of extractive companies with host communities is an integral part of the elusive social capital fabric in many resource-rich countries particularly across the developing world. A resource expected to improve social and economic livelihoods soon evokes protests, riots, severe tensions, conflicts and extreme incidences…

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September 2015

CPPA Pilots the VAKA-YIKO Information Literacy for Urban Service Delivery in Lagos, Nigeria

September 29, 2015 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Lagos State Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC), Lagos, Nigeria

After months of planning and stakeholder engagements, CPPA piloted the Info-Literacy capacity building project. The training was held between 29th and 30th September, 2015 at the Lagos State Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC), Lagos, Nigeria. Participants at the training were drawn from four key agencies in Lagos state: the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Primary Health Care Board (LSPHCB) and the PSSDC. The INFO-LIT project was designed to strengthen the capacity of…

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Data Visualization and Communication

September 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CPPA Offices, Nigerian Airforce Conference Centre
Abuja, Nigeria
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Jennifer Obado-Joel will share her data visualisation design and communication knowledge, and her experience collating technology platforms for research communications for think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe for the Open Society Foundation's Think Tank Fund office, and her work in mapping public opinion on the devolution experience in Kenya at the Urban Institute, Washington D.C. Jennifer is a governance and institutions specialist with avid interest in the use of technology for research communications.

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July 2015

CPPA Hosts Information Literacy Stakeholder Session

July 28, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPPA Offices, Nigerian Airforce Conference Centre
Abuja, Nigeria
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In partnership with the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publication (INASP), CPPA's INFO-LIT project aims to contribute to on-going efforts by the Lagos State government to use evidence for improving access to health, sanitation and solid-waste management across its Local Government Areas. The INFO-LIT project was designed to raise awareness and build knowledge of staff of the Health, Solid Waste Management and Sanitation agencies to use data in service delivery. In its implementation, particular attention will be given to staff…

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May 2015

Options & Possibilities for Government Revenue Growth & Efficiency

May 8, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Oriental Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos, + Google Map
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March 2015

The Implications of Falling Oil Prices for Policy Change in Nigeria

March 10, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On March 10, CPPA held a session on The Implications of Falling Oil Prices for Policy Change in Nigeria.  See here for more information.

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February 2015

CPPA at International Conference On Criminal Justice

February 4, 2015 @ 8:00 am - February 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

CPPA Research Associate, Tosin Osasona, presented a paper on African National Bar Associations and International Criminal Justice at a conference at the University of Cape Town.

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January 2015

Complexity Theory: The Big Picture in Sustainability Science

January 20, 2015 @ 8:00 am - January 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Baze University Abuja, + Google Map

CPPA's Non-Resident Fellow presented at the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Development in Abuja on January 20-21, 2015.  Download his paper and slides.

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