Energy poverty is pervasive in sub-Saharan Africa. Nigeria, located in sub-Saharan West Africa, is the world's seventh largest oil exporting country and is a resource-rich nation. It however experiences the same levels of energy poverty as most of its neighboring countries. Attributing this paradox only to corruption or the "Dutch Disease", where one sector booms at the expense of other sectors of the economy, is simplistic and enervates attempts at reform.
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- Systems science
- Complex Adaptive Systems
- Electricity supply
- Energy poverty
- Socio-technical Systems
- Africa, Sub-Saharan
- sustainability transitions
- Energy policy--Africa, Sub-Saharan.
- Energy policy
- Energy consumption--Nigeria--Case studies.
- Energy consumption
- Sustainable development--Nigeria--Case studies.
- Sustainable development
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2015Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical referencesNote typebibliography
- Field of study: Sustainability