The FTF Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project delivers Training on data analysis techniques for academics and researchers in Niger State

 The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) delivered on behalf of the FTF Nigeria Agricultural Policy project a training on “Introduction Survey Data Analysis using STATA” for academics and researchers on 21-25 January 2019 in Minna, Niger State. The 25 participants (20 male, five female) were all lecturers and researchers from the Federal University of Technology Minna, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University and Niger State College of Education Minna. “I count myself privileged to have attended the STATA training” said Olaotan … Read More

Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project trains Ebonyian journalists, and farmers on Policy Communications

In two trainings organized between 21 and 24 January 2019, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) trained 35 journalists (21-22 January 2019) and 15 farmers (21-22 January 2019) in Ebonyi State on Policy Communications. The 50 (25 male and 25 female) participants were introduced to basic concepts of policy communications, the use of social media for both disseminating and tracking policy communications effectively and publicly available sources of information related to agricultural policy in the Nigerian context. In his … Read More

FtF Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project delivers training on issues in agriculture and development in Delta State

From 14-18 January 2019, the Nigeria Strategy Support Program of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI-NSSP) delivered two trainings on “Issues in agriculture and development” for academics and researchers (14-16 January) and policy analysts (17-18 January) in Asaba, Delta State. The 51 participants in both trainings (35 male, 16 female) constituted the academic staff and researchers at Delta State University, as well as staff of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural resources, the State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority … Read More

Towards a stronger policymaking environment for agriculture in Cross River State

Over the five-day period covering 14-18 January 2019, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) delivered on behalf of the FTF Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, a training course on “Issues in Agriculture and Development” for policy analysts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources as well as researchers from the University of Port Harcourt, the University of Calabar,  the Niger Delta University and Cross River University of Technology in Calabar, Cross River State. The 47 participants (34 male and … Read More

A day in the life of a Visiting Scholar at Michigan State University Library

by Chukwudi Charles Olumba PhD Candidate at Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria & NAPP Visiting Scholar at MSU (2019) My status as a Visiting Scholar under the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project (NAPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) was formalised with my arrival in East Lansing, Michigan USA on Thursday, January 3 2019 from Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria. Following my arrival at MSU, I completed registration formalities, attended orientation meetings and now settled to my academic and … Read More