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Enhancing the Implementation of Sustainable Development in Nigeria through Legal Strategies

Jerome, Orji Uchenna

Despite an abundance of resources, attempts to reduce poverty and promote sustainable development have not become a reality in Nigeria. This article suggests legal routes for supporting Nigerian sustainable development, including the establishment of a constitutional right to sustainable development alongside intergenerational rights; public interest litigation; and the recognition of the public trust doctrine and budget analysis.

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Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development

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Earth Institute
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December 3, 2015