Research Seminar on Grain Price Seasonality and Market Characteristics in Kebbi State

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Dr. Patrick L. Hatzenbuehler, Associate Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), delivered a research seminar entitled, “Seasonality of Grain Prices and Market Characteristics in Kebbi state, Nigeria” at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology – Aliero (KSUSTA). The seminar focused on the aims and results from implemented and ongoing collaborative research between IFPRI researchers, including Dr. Hatzenbuehler and Dr. George Mavrotas, Senior Research Fellow and Program Leader of IFPRI’s Nigeria …

Improving agricultural policy in Nigeria by enhancing data analysis

As part of efforts towards strengthening Nigeria’s capacity for greater evidence-based policy processes in agriculture by increasing the capacity of Nigerian analysts to undertake and make widely available relevant evidence-based policy analysis, on 11-14 June 2018, a team of two (2) trainers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) facilitated a training course on “Introduction to Survey Data Analysis using Stata” for 29 (22 males and 7 females) graduate students and faculty of the …

New Publication Announcement:  NSSP Working Paper Looks at Grain Price Seasonality in Nigeria’s Kebbi State

We are pleased to announce the publication of Working Paper 51 from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) entitled “Grain price seasonality in Kebbi state, Nigeria”. The paper is the product of a collaboration between researchers based in IFPRI’s Abuja Office and Kebbi State University in Aliero, Kebbi State. NSSP Policy Note No. 51 was co-authored by Patrick L. Hatzenbuehler, an Associate Research Fellow with IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program, based in Abuja; George …