Broadening Nigeria’s Revenue Base: Exploring Blue Economy Activities

Abubakar Umar Farouk, Rabiu Saminu Jibril, Zaharaddeen Salisu Maigoshi, Tijjani Habibu Ahamad, Muktar Musa Bako

Abstract


The study explores appropriate mechanism for diversifying Nigeria’s revenue to tap from the opportunities offered by the blue economy. The study conceptually reviewed extant literature as a basis for acquiring an in depth understanding of the phenomenon with a view to offer practical recommendations on the issue. The study discovered that blue economy has the potential of augmenting government revenue if the financial and environmental issues bedeviling the development of the sector are properly addressed. Thus, the study recommends political will and strong institutions for effective running and implementation of blue economy strategies in the nation based on the existing international standards. It also suggested that, to boost revenue from blue economy, Area-based Management needs to be established.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/afa.v7i2.5224

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Applied Finance and Accounting (AFA)        

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