The Appraisal of the National Deforestation Policy in Nigeria

Olagunju Olasunkanmi Olusogo


This paper empirically examine the effects of national deforestation policy on the protection of Nigerian ecosystem. It examine the government policy to reduce or totally eradicate the growing effects of forests depletion on humanity, animals and the economy.
Apart from largely dependent on secondary means of data collection, It will examine the objectives, the formulation, implementation together with the evaluation of the national deforestation policy in Nigeria.
The paper conclude that the national deforestation policy has not achieved substantial success in curbing or eradicating the growing deforestation in Nigeria.
Consequently, some necessary policy recommendations are made to improve the national deforestation policy in Nigeria.


Implementation; Evaluation; Policy; Forests; Government

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