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The Gulf of Guinea's low-lying soft coastline is highly vulnerable to coastal erosion and relative sea-level rise (rSLR). Large capital cities and core economic activities are concentrated along the coastline, and potentially exposed to unforeseen risk. Currently, there is limited research on...
Published in June 2023
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Nigeria’s low-lying coastal region, with its various economic activities, is vulnerable to global sea-level rise triggered by climate change. In some areas, this threat can be amplified by land subsidence, which can severely hamper coastal resilience. Several studies have investigated the...
Published in June 2023
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In Nigeria, the "Metis" project, through visual arts help to prevent students from dropping out of school. Launched in 2021 by Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the Metis fund promotes better integration of the arts and culture into official development assistance. This financial...
Published in January 2022
The CATCH UP! project carried out by the Urumwa Art studio in partnership with the artist Uche Uguru, aims to meet this need for basic education through access to culture. Working for several months on a collective art project can bring street children back to school and reintegrate them into...
Published in November 2021
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AFD in Nigeria has always put gender at the center of its projects and reflections. In 2019, AFD’s communication department in Abuja decided to commission a movie on the emancipation of women in the capital. Hélène Pont built her film on a long work of identification and observation...
Published in December 2020
The city of Lagos, with over 20 million inhabitants, is the largest city in sub-Saharan Africa, with a natural population growth estimated at 6%, it is also one of most dynamic city on the continent. However, the outdated transport infrastructure in Lagos and equipment have led Lagos...
Published on 26 Aug 2020
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As crises become longer and more complex, AFD Group has made a key commitment to sustainable peace, to the climate and to social cohesion. This commitment is part of France’s “Prevention, Resilience and Sustainable Peace” strategy aimed at minimizing States’ and societies’ vulnerabilities. This...
Published on 24 Feb 2021
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The violence linked to the Boko Haram crisis has had an impact far beyond the birthplace of the movement in northeast Nigeria, its combat zones and the areas to which its fighters have withdrawn. The multidimensional consequences of this crisis have affected the entire sub-region of the...
Published on 30 Oct 2019
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Pascal Grangereau is the country director of the French Development Agency (AFD) in Nigeria. In this video, Pascal Grangereau presents the highlights of 10 years of AFD activities in Nigeria. AFD has become a recognized partner in the country with activities in key sectors such as energy, water...
Published in September 2018
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From 2009, insecurity linked to the insurgency of the Boko Haram group and its repression spreads from the heart of Nigerian Borno to the north-east of the country and then to the border areas of neighboring countries, Cameroon, Niger and Chad. The crisis has progressively affected the entire...
Published on 16 Aug 2018
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In Nigeria, a 36-state federation with a population that will soon top 200 million and a GDP close to that of South Africa, the issues of sustainable development and vulnerabilities are staggering: demographic pressure, exposure to climate change, unemployment and underemployment, a lack of...
Published on 01 Jun 2018
In 2015, 350 trillions of cubic feet (tnscf) of gas were flared in Nigeria, amounting to 12% of the overall gas production for an estimated economic loss of more than US$1 bn of gas. Beyond the economic waste, gas flaring has a significant climate impact with more than 48 Mt of CO2 emitted in...
Published in September 2017
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For twenty years now, the Sahel region has been marked by rising insecurity, political crises, and poorly controlled flows of people, arms and illegal goods, with a major risk of States becoming destabilized. In the wake of the war in Libya and the Malian crisis, causes, arms, and combatants have...
Published on 31 Aug 2017
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With 180 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. Its economy is also the strongest. Just twice as large as France in size, its people are also very diverse: more than 250 distinct ethnic groups call it home. The northern part of the country is primarily Muslim, while...
Published in May 2015