Kaduna develops transport policy

December 16, 2014
Michael Mutter/   Kaduna State has sought support of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF) for the development of a transport policy for the state. NIAF is funded by the UK Department of International Development (DFID) and implemented...

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Green growth: powering Nigeria’s future

December 4, 2014
Frederik Veldman/ Economic development and poverty reduction in Africa can be accelerated by reforming the power sector and increasing investment. Regional governments and the international community have identified that improved access to and delivery of electricity creates...

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The facility model: the most effective means of managing aid?

November 13, 2014
James Turley/ Support what works and deliver help when it’s wanted and needed. It’s not rocket science but unfortunately much aid fails these simple tests. In 2013, Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) spent £11.4bn in overseas...

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Powering Nigeria’s future from gas

August 7, 2014
Mo Uddin/ In Britain the passage of a bill marks the end of the legislative process and heralds the start of implementation. However, in many developing countries, including Nigeria, legislation is a necessary but insufficient condition...

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Financing infrastructure through public-private partnership

August 7, 2014
Frederik Veldman/ On Monday 10th March, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, presided at the ground-breaking ceremony for the second Niger Bridge, with several ministers and state governors in attendance. It marked...

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10 key attributes of the technical assistance facility model

August 7, 2014
Thomas Pascoe/ Delivering technical assistance through a facility is increasingly understood to be the most effective method of delivering aid in an environment which is politically complex and fast moving, offering excellent value for money and...

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