A COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF A POLICY DIALOGUE ORGANIZED BY CENTRE LSD ON THE PROJECT “STRENGTHENING CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND ADVOCACY FOR EFFECTIVE NATURAL RESOURCE GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA” HELD AT OSBORN LA-PALM RESORT HOTEL AND SUITES ABAKALIKI ON THURSDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER, 2016
The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy & Development (Centre LSD) organized a Policy dialogue on the project “strengthening civic engagement and advocacy for effective natural resource governance in Nigeria” with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). The dialogue was put together to examine the content of public policies and institutions that formulate and implement them with a view to examining the implementation and impact of the policies. More importantly, the policy dialogue will not only be diagnostic of the policy problems but will suggest alternative approaches to dealing with the problems to achieve effective natural resource governance.
In attendance were the Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Solid Minerals, the chairman House Committee on Solid Minerals, Rep Hon Commissioner for Environment and other top government officials. Also in attendance were members of civil society organizations, traditional rulers, members of mining communities, students and the media.
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