Scoping Study for Future Cities in Ogun State, Nigeria

Service line: Sustainable Cities / Enabling Technologies

Project: Additional Scoping of Ogun State, Nigeria for the Prosperity Fund Global Future Cities Programme

Funded by: UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Direct Client: ICF

Dates: 10/2017 - 11/2017

The Future Cities programme, under the FCO Prosperity Fund, supports the development of urban environments that enhance economic growth and reduce poverty in a range of lower to middle-income developing countries, including Nigeria. UrbanEmerge worked with ICF, Vivid Economics and the DAWN Commission to undertake a scoping study informed the formulation of interventions at the state government level.  There is a focus on Technical Assistance for strategic urban and regional planning, low-carbon transport and improving data collection and management to inform planning and management. UrbanEmerge identified urban challenges in Ogun State, worked with the local team to shortlist potential interventions and made recommendations on the best interventions for the FCO programme to enable economic growth and improved quality of life.