8th to 12th May 2023

Abuja, Nigeria

Theme: Political Economy in the Built Environment



Prof. Adedoyin Salami

Keynote speaker

Chief Economic Advisor to President
Muhammadu Buhari, Senior Fellow and Associate Professor at the Lagos Business School of Pan Atlantic University.

The Built Environment and the 2030 SDGs and Agenda 2063: The Role of the Multi-Sectoral Stakeholders in the Industry.

Prof Taibat Lawanso

Speaker 1

Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, Convener of the Pro-Poor Development Research Cluster and Co-Director at the Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development:

Realizing the Potentials of Urbanisation in Nigeria amidst the realities of Socio-Economic Adversaries in Nigeria.

Mr. Chinua Azubike

Speaker 2

MD/CEO InfraCredit.

A Diagnostic Review of the Infrastructure, Housing and Built Environment Financing in Nigeria: Successes Achieved, Challenges and the Way Forward.

Amadou Thiam

Speaker 3

Director General and Co-ordinator of the 100,000 housing units project, Senegal

Delivering on the Potentials of the Housing and Built Environment Industry: Lessons Learnt from Successful Case Studies in Africa.

Sade Hughes

Speaker 4

Executive Director at Mixta Africa

Practical Implementation of the Housing and Built Environment Objectives: Opportunities and Challenges from a Developer’s Perspective

Dr Muhammad Gambo


Shelter Afrique Head of Policy, Research and Partnerships

Key Focus Areas


Introduction & Background

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Case of Nigeria

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Rationale & Gap to Fill

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Role of SHAF

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