Evidence Use in Environmental Policymaking in Nigeria


Increase the number of academic leaders championing Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM) in Nigeria.


Increase the number of government agencies in Nigeria taking specific actions to institutionalise Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM).


Deepen evidence and expand space for Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM) learning in Nigeria.

About US

Evidence Use in Environmental Policymaking in Nigeria (EUEPiN)

Capacity Building and Establishment of a Community of Practice for Researchers and Policymakers for Evidence Use in Environmental Policymaking in Nigeria (alias EUEPiN) is part of larger project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation under the aegis of the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) in collaboration with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) entitled ‘The initiative for Expanding Evidence Leadership in Africa’ (also known as Evidence Leaders in Africa (ELA)).

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Host Institution


The University of Lagoshas, for over 5 decades, provided qualitative and research-oriented education to Nigerians and all those who have entered its domain in search of knowledge. The University has built a legacy of excellence and has been instrumental in the production of top range graduates and academia who have had tremendous impact, directly or indirectly, on growth and development in Nigeria.


News & Events

Inception Meeting & Workshop

5-Day Capacity Building Workshop

Secondment Awardees

Our Sponsors

William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

African Institute of Development & Policy

The African Academy of Sciences

Our Partners

Our Team

Temitope O. Sogbanmu, Ph.D 

Team Lead

Prof. Adebayo A. Otitoloju

Project Advisor

Dr. Peter C. Ekweozoh

Project Advisor

Prof. Olanike K. Adeyemo

Project Advisor

Oseghale Ehilen 

Project Assistant