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Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria; A Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions

The findings from this report presents new evidence of the social beliefs and expectations that influence some day-today forms of corruption in Nigeria. It also diagnoses what drives corrupt behaviour in Nigeria, and the types of beliefs that support practices understood to be corrupt. Its findings are based largely on a national household survey in collaboration with Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics with support from FCDO (formerly DFID).

Ekiti State Private Sector Study Report – Part 1

This is an assessment of the Ekiti State 8-point agenda conducted in 2011 with the support of FCDO (formerly DFID).
This was necessitated in order to support Ekiti State Government in the implementation of its 8-point agenda for the recovery of the state. This report documents the major challenges facing the Ekiti State Recovery Road Map (or 8-point agenda) and also details recommendations for improvement of the roadmap.

Feasibility Study on Oyo State Border Crossing in Saki West

This is the report from a feasibility study conducted on the possibility of constructing a border post and associated infrastructure at Saki West, Oyo State. Conducted in 2012 and funded by FCDO Nigeria Policy Development Facility (FCDO-PDF).

This study focuses on the benefits and economic viability of the bridge over the Okparu river at Okerete, the rehabilitation of the access roads in both Nigeria and Benin, and the establishment of a formal border post.

In this assessment, examination of the intermediate channels suggests that the main effect of the program is enabling firms to buy more capital and hire more workers, with little impact on business practices, mentoring or networking.

Made in Aba Cluster Mapping Report

This study was carried out in 2018 and documents the factors and unique characteristics that led to the formation, growth, and relative success of the Aba cluster and gives clarity on the constraints businesses in the cluster face. Contained in this report are recommendations for increasing productivity in the cluster and in Nigeria in general using Aba as a case study. The information contained in this report will be of use to both private and public sector organizations seeking to contribute to the growth of the Aba garment and leather goods clusters.