By Raffaello Cervigni,Irina Dvorak,John Allen Rogers

the government of Nigeria has followed an bold technique to make Nigeria the
worlds twentieth greatest economic system through 2020. maintaining any such speed of development will entail rapid
expansion of task in key carbon-emitting sectors of the economic system. within the absence of
policies to accompany monetary progress with a discounted carbon footprint, emission of
greenhouse gases may greater than double within the subsequent decades.
By consolidating and synthesizing the result of the sector-specific, in-depth analyses,
volume 1 of this attempt chanced on innovations for Nigeria to accomplish the improvement goals of
Vision 20:2020 and past, yet stabilizing emissions at 2010 degrees, and with domestic
benefits within the order of two percentage of GDP. the current learn, quantity 2, is a set of the
technical stories at the 4 sectors of inquiryagriculture and land use, oil and gasoline, power,
and transportthat proficient the coaching of the 1st volume.
For agriculture and land use, the govt. has set bold objectives for expanding the
domestic agricultural creation six-fold by way of 2020. The research analyzes the mitigation potential
of the rural quarter in the constraint of assembly those progress ambitions. Benefits
include extra effective and climate-resilient agriculture.
For the oil and fuel zone, the research evaluates how the rustic can keep growing the oil
and fuel undefined, making greater use of Nigeria's fuel assets, whilst decreasing the
sector's carbon footprint.
The research of the facility region exhibits how the rustic can extend energy iteration and
broaden entry to electrical energy whereas decreasing the linked emissions. This low-carbon
scenario might allow Nigeria to accomplish an analogous long term improvement pursuits, at
lower total price via a extra diverse mixture of new release assets with a extra balanced
supply throughout regions.
Finally, this research assesses the anticipated progress in CO2 emissions from on-road shipping
under an ordinary company improvement situation as much as the yr 2035 and identifies coverage and
other mitigation activities at nationwide and native degrees that will decrease this progress, ensuing in
fuel economies, larger air caliber, and decreased congestion.
Each sectoral research outlines numerous activities that the Nigerian executive may possibly undertake
to facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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