Project description

Project name: Political Economy and Institutional Assessment for a large agribusiness project in Kogi State, Nigeria
Project description:

The Policy Practice, in consortium with Oxford Policy Management, won a tender to conduct a series of political economy and institutional assessments for the World Bank Nigeria Office to support the preparation of new projects. Gareth Williams led an assessment of the Staple Crop Processing Zone project, which included finance for infrastructure development in support of a large agribusiness development in Kogi State. This included extensive fieldwork and participatory rural appraisal to assess the likely impact of the project on community relations, land tenure and land conflicts, as well as an institutional assessment of state and federal government structures responsible for delivering the project.

Start date:June 2014
Duration:3 months
Client:World Bank
Funder: World Bank
Team members:Gareth Williams (team leader) , Prof George Abula, Sunny Kulutuye, Duro Oniemola