UNILAG: Stakeholders' Engagement Workshop to Drive Policy Development for Economic Growth

The workshop aimed to contribute to Nigeria's economic growth and development, by fostering knowledge exvhange and actionable recommendation.

UNILAG: Stakeholders' Engagement Workshop to Drive Policy Development for Economic Growth

The Development and Allied Policy Studies Research Cluster at the Institute of Nigeria-China Development Studies, University of Lagos, held a pivotal Stakeholders’ Engagement/Dissemination Workshop on Tuesday, May 21. This event, convened by Professor Tajudeen Yusuf of the Department of Insurance, Faculty of Management Sciences, was sponsored by TETFUND in the Faculty of Social Sciences Boardroom at 10:00 a.m.

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The workshop marked a significant milestone as it aimed to deliberate and disseminate the findings of the Research Cluster’s recent project on Institutional Quality, SMEs Productivity, Global Value Chains Participation, and Export Intensity in Nigeria.

"The workshop provides a platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and fostering collaborative efforts for future initiatives among stakeholders and the larger community,"  UNILAG noted.

UNILAG also noted that the primary objective of the workshop is to develop a comprehensive policy paper that would address key challenges and opportunities in enhancing institutional quality, SME productivity, and Nigeria's integration into global value chains. Emphasizing the importance of boosting export intensity, the proposed policies aimed to stimulate economic growth and foster a conducive environment for businesses to thrive.

A diverse array of stakeholders participated in the workshop, including academic researchers, industry experts, policymakers, and community representatives. 

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Members of the University community and the general public were invited to participate in this transformative workshop. By fostering dialogue, knowledge exchange, and actionable recommendations, the workshop aimed to contribute to Nigeria's economic growth and development.