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Urban Research in Nigeria

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Adepoju Onibokun
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Adetoye Faniran

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APPENDIX I. ORGANIZATIONS/INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA WITH RESEARCH INTEREST IN THE URBAN SECTOR

1. Centre for African Settlement Studies and Development (CASSAD)

1Director/Chief Executive/Head : Prof. A.G. Onibokun

2Address : No. 3, Ayo Adekunle Close, New Bodija Estate, P.O.Box 20775, U.I., Ibadan

3Year Established : 1990

4Activities : Research, in-service training, advocacy and community development and information and documentation

5Themes : All aspects of the built environment including urban studies, urban poverty, urban violence, women in development, urban informal sector, urban transportation, urban administration and finance, urban populations, urban environment, urban-rural linkages

6Personnel : 10 core professional staff, 1 support staff, and 45 research associates

2. Centre for Social and Economic Research, (CESER), Zaria

7Director/Head : Ambassador A.B. Yusuf

8Address : Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

9Year Founded : 1976

10Themes : Poverty, violence, informal sector, urban socio-economy, rural development, migration, population

11Personnel : 17 researchers, 3 assistants, 5 administrative staff

3. Administrative and Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON)

12Director/Head : Prof. A. Jinadu

13Address : P.M.B. 1004, Topo-Badagry, Lagos

14Year Founded : 1960

15Activities : Research and training on all aspects of urban administration

16Themes : Urban management, urban finance, urban economy, urban violence

17Personnel : 144 academics/researchers ; 933 technical/ research assistants, 30 administrative staff

4. Nigerian Institute for Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan

18Head : Prof. Dotun Phillips

19Address : NISER, P.M.B. 5, U.I. Post Office, Ibadan, Nigeria

20Year Established : 1960

21Activities : Research on social and economic issues. Has a Physical Planning Department which carries out research on all aspects of the built environment

22Coverage : National

23Personnel : 152 academic staff ; 200 support and administrative staff

5. National Centre for Economic Management and Administration (NCEMA), Ibadan

24Head : Prof. Mike I. Obadan

25Address : No. 17, University Crescent, Bodija, Ibadan

26Year Established : 1985

27Activities : In-service training courses on economic development

28Coverage : National

29Personnel : 6 core staff

APPENDIX II. EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENTS IN NIGERIAN INSTITUTIONS OFFERING TRAINING (FORMAL AND INFORMAL) AND WHICH HAVE RESEARCH CAPABILITY IN URBAN SECTOR RELATED SUBJECTS

APPENDIX III. ARCHITECTURAL FIRMS ADJUDGED TO BE QUALIFIED TO UNDERTAKE URBAN DESIGN-RELATED PROJECTS

Source : NIA Publication

APPENDIX IV. LIST OF PLANNING CONSULTANCY FIRMS REGISTERED WITH THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF TOWN PLANNERS

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APPENDIX V. NGOS IN NIGERIA IN THE URBAN AND ENVIRONMENT SECTORS

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