On 31 st May 2016, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in partnership with Department for International Development Nigeria (DFID) and Policy Development Facility II (PDFII) held a launch event for a new paper on Supporting Economic Transformation in Nigeria. This event report summarises some of the discussions and key points raised by panelists and audience members.
The purpose of the event was to disseminate the findings of a new paper written by ODI as part of the Supporting Economic Transformation programme (SET). The paper was written by experts including Dirk Willem te Velde (Director of SET), David Booth (ODI Senior Research Fellow), Danny Leipziger (Managing Director of the Growth Dialogue) and Ebere Uneze (Executive Director of Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa). The event was attended by private sector actors, donor agencies and Nigerian government representatives.