We are pleased to announce a new policy brief from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) entitled “Transforming Nigeria’s Agrifood System“ The brief documents potential solutions and opportunities for achieving a wealthier and also healthier food system towards attaining multiple Sustainable Development Goals, including zero hunger, good health and well-being, and climate action.
Policy Seminar: Agri-Food System Transformation for Healthy Diets
On September 27, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) facilitated a policy seminar under the USAID Feed the Future National Agricultural Policy Activity at the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD). IFPRI brought together key policymakers from FMARD to present new research findings on sustainable dietary change through agri-food system transformation. The findings are expected to inform and support the implementation of Nigeria’s new agriculture policy, the National Agriculture Technology and Innovation Policy (NATIP). USAID designed the … Read More
Launch of the National Agriculture Innovation and Technology Policy (NATIP) 2022-2027
26 August 2022 marked an important day for the Nigerian agricultural sector as the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) launched a new agriculture policy called the National Agricultural Technology and Innovation Policy (NATIP) in the nation’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to provide a roadmap for the transformation of the agri-food systems in Nigeria. NATIP has a 6-year (2022 – 2027) time frame to generate thrust, capabilities and massive public and private sector investments for successful implementation. NATIP … Read More