Harnessing the Blue Economy for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

01 Nov 2018
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Exploring the potential for economic growth from Nigeria's water and related resources

The Blue Economy is low carbon, efficient, clean and helps restore, protect, and maintain diversity, productivity, resilience on the natural capital upon which its prosperity depends (UNDESA 2014).  It is anchored on clean technologies, renewable energy and circular material flows to secure economic and social stability over time, while keeping within the limits of one planet. It is governed by public and private processes that are inclusive and well informedThe Blue Economy is low carbon, efficient, clean and helps restore, protect, and maintain diversity, productivity, resilience on the natural capital upon which its prosperity depends (UNDESA 2014).  It is anchored on clean technologies, renewable energy and circular material flows to secure economic and social stability over time, while keeping within the limits of one planet. It is governed by public and private processes that are inclusive and well informed.

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