Land administration service and its challenges in Nigeria

Research Paper |2017| Hosaena Ghebru, Austen Okumo This paper assesses the nature of land administration service delivery in Nigeria using data collected from three sets of participants in land administration processes: 76 service providers, 253 beneficiaries, and 172 professionals. The data were collected from eight states selected from the six geopolitical zones

Institutional limits to land governance reform: Federal-state dynamics in Nigeria

Research Paper |2017| Danielle Resnick, Austen Okumo Over the last decade, land governance has become a major priority for the development community. A particular focus has been on sub-Saharan Africa due to the recognized paradox of high levels of land availability and low productivity in the region . While poor land governance systems have long been identified

The impact on farm household welfare of large irrigation dams and their distribution across hydrological basins: Insights from northern Nigeria

Research Paper |2017| Hiroyuki Takeshima, Adetola I. Adeoti, Oluwafemi Adebola Popoola This study assesses the short-term effects of large irrigation dams on household consumption in the northern part of Nigeria. Using two rounds of the Nigeria LSMS survey, we apply multinomial logit inverse probability weighting (MIPW) methods to construct matching samples across three different types of hydrological basins