Nigeria's LTS sets out the following target: "by 2050, Nigeria is a country of low-carbon, climate-resilient, highgrowth circular economy that reduces its current level of emissions by 50%, moving towards
having net-zero emissions across all sectors of its development in a gender-responsive manner". The LTS include key elements which include:
(i) strong government commitment and leadership;
(ii) emission reduction target(s) before and in 2050/mid-century;
(iii) emission reduction scenarios/pathways (with more ambitious scenarios);
(iv) social development objectives;
(v) economic growth objectives;
(vi) objectives for protecting and improving the management and use of natural resources and ecosystems;
(vii) consideration of climate change adaptation, institutional, capacity building, governance; and
(viii) investment/financing requirements (Figure 2).