Business environment reform is a key driver of economic diversification and inclusive growth. The Nigerian government took a decisive step in this direction by rolling out executive orders (EOs) on ease of doing business on 18 May 2017. The Orders were targeted at repositioning Nigeria in the global non-oil economy through the improved capacity for competitive non-oil export. Against this background, PDF II funded a mapping of non-oil exporters was carried out and deliberately focused on MSMEs due to their importance to the government’s efforts to diversify the productive base of the economy.
This report contains vital information on packaging requirements for intending importers and people already in export business. It showcases different types of packaging and packaging materials, labeling and barcode.
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.
This report assesses the current innovation ecosystem across Nigeria and recommends design principles for innovation hubs to be developed regionally in the short and medium term.
This information leaflet is a press release promoting the third in a series of non-oil exporters’ dialogues held to discuss and influence export and trade policy issues.
This information leaflet uses diagrams to explain the various processes businesses have to follow in order to export goods from Nigeria.
This story of change describes some of the measures introduced by an Efficiency Unit set up to help the Nigerian government cut costs and improve procurement, and the savings that have been achieved.
Improving the audit function: support to the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation (OAuGF)
This story of change explains how support from Policy Development Facility Phase II has helped Nigeria’s Office of the Auditor General of the Federation improve its performance in key areas and launch a five-year strategic development plan for 2017– 2022.
This story of change highlights some of the achievements made in two key areas – Npower and innovation hubs – that underpin implementation of a strategic framework for job creation in Nigeria.
This story of change explains how an Embedded Adviser provided by Policy Development Facility Phase II has helped Nigeria’s Ministry of Mines and Steel Development develop a policy to revive and reform the country’s solid mineral sector.