DECARBONIZING THE BUDGET

  • Introduction: Understanding Low Carbon Development Pathway
  • Objectives of low carbon development pathway:
  • Low Carbon Development Pathway and Sustainable Development
  • Nigeria’s Low Carbon Pathway (Green Growth) and Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)
  • Potentials of Mainstreaming Low Carbon Pathway in our National Budget and Economic Growth Recovery Plan
  • Template for Low Carbon Budget Framework and Implementation of Economic Growth Recovery Plan in the key sectors under review-Agriculture, (more…)

On the Executive-Legislative Budget War

We are back again to the era of sowing corn and expecting to reap cassava. The executive and legislature arms of government are back in the trenches about the extent of their respective powers in the budgeting process. This is not a new challenge and it is as old as presidential democracy in the country. Admitted that there is an inbuilt tension between the powers granted to the executive and the legislature by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended, but a proper (more…)