Training of Ministries of Agriculture staff from 34 of Nigeria’s 36 States and FCT

03/08/2017 By Saweda Liverpool-Tasie On March 7–8, 2017, the Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, with financial support from USAID Nigeria organized a training on data analysis and presentation in Abuja. Participants were Directors of Planning, Research and Statistics from 34 of the 37 states of Nigeria and Abuja alongside their Directors, Project Monitoring and Evaluation from the extension arms (Agricultural Development Programs-ADPs). The training was designed and facilitated by Dr. Saweda Liverpool-Tasie of Michigan State University (MSU) and faculty from several … Read More

Journalists Brainstorm with Researchers on how to Promote Evidence Based Reporting Backed by Data…

03/08/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie On March 8, 2017, supported by funds from USAID Nigeria, the Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project convened a brainstorming session in Abuja for media representatives. Led by Dr. Oyinkan Tasie (Michigan State University) and Mr. Sunday Saanu (University of Ibadan), the session focused on three issues. First, the importance of ensuring that the media in Nigeria leverages on evidence based on data and rigorous empirical analysis for their reporting.  Second, strengthening the role the media plays in … Read More