The Policy Project Interacts with the Media in the Delta State

06/28/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie On June 28, 2017, the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project held an interactive session with the Media in the Delta State. Twenty one journalists from 17 Media Houses in Delta State attended the session. In addition to representatives from radio (4), television (5) and print media (11), the Public Relations Officer and other staff of the State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources including the Director, Planning Research and Statistics also attended. Three of …

Introductory Policy Communication training course delivered at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State on 31 May-1 June, 2017.

On 31 May-1 June, a team of 2 IFPRI trainers facilitated an introductory Policy Communication training course at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi which was attended by 22 participants  (16 males and 6 females) including faculty and graduate students. The Policy Communication course was designed to provide participants with a practical framework for understanding and integrating communication concepts, approaches, and methods into program planning, policy planning, implementation and program management. The training emphasized on developing participants’ knowledge and skills …

Training One to Train Others – Capacity Building in Delta State

06/25/2017 By Saweda Liverpool-Tasie During the week of June 25, 2017, the Policy project organized a three-day training on “Introduction to Stata” for researchers at Delta State University. The Training modules were delivered by Mr. Wale Ogunleye, the pioneer PhD Scholar of the Project’s Visiting Scholars Program who just returned from Michigan State University, in collaboration with Dr. John Odozi, a Nigerian Faculty. The Trainers were supported by Osayanmon Osawe and Monday Shaibu; both new project scholars who will be coming to Michigan State University in …

Partnering with the Government of Ebonyi State to Develop a Sustainable Agricultural Policy

06/23/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie The Policy Project partners with the Government of Ebonyi State to develop a robust and sustainable Agricultural Policy for the State On Friday, June 23, 2017, the Honorable Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources for Ebonyi State announced that the State Government is partnering with the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project to develop a robust and sustainable Agricultural Policy for the State. The announcement was made at the public presentation of the first State Policy …

The Policy Project Interacts with the Media in Ebonyi State

By Oyinkan Tasie On June 22, 2017, the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project held an interactive session with the Media in Ebonyi State. Twenty seven (27) journalists from 18 Media Houses in Ebonyi State. In addition to representatives from radio, television and print media, the Public Relations Officer and other staff of the State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources also attended.  Five (5) of the 27 Journalists were also Newspaper Publishers. The session focused on the role …

Training One to Train Others – Capacity Building in Ebonyi State

06/18/2017 By Saweda Liverpool-Tasie During the week of June 18, 2017, the Policy project organized a week long training on “Introduction to Stata” for researchers at Ebonyi State University and staff (e.g. policy analysts and planners) of the Ebonyi State Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources. The Training modules were delivered by Mr. Wale Ogunleye (the pioneer PhD Scholar of the Nigeria Visiting Scholars Program who just returned from Michigan State University) in collaboration with a Nigerian Faculty. At Ebonyi State University, the …

Introductory Policy Communication training course delivered at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State on 31 May-1 June, 2017.

On 31 May-1 June, a team of 2 IFPRI trainers facilitated an introductory Policy Communication training course at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi which was attended by 22 participants  (16 males and 6 females) including faculty and graduate students. The Policy Communication course was designed to provide participants with a practical framework for understanding and integrating communication concepts, approaches, and methods into program planning, policy planning, implementation and program management. The training emphasized on developing participants’ knowledge and skills …

Policy Event organized on “The Determinants of Chronic Malnutrition in Northern Nigeria with a Focus on Bauchi and Kebbi States”, Abuja, 23 May 2017

Following a request by USAID/Nigeria to conduct a scoping study in order to better understand the main drivers of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria, a Policy Event was organized on “The Determinants of Chronic Malnutrition in Northern Nigeria with a Focus on Bauchi and Kebbi States” at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja on 23 May, 2017. The main presentation of the preliminary findings emanating from the ongoing study on the drivers of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria with a …