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 …

MASTERCLASS FOR JOURNALISTS IN ABUJA

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has trained 30 of Nigeria’s journalists (19 male, 11 female) in a policy communications masterclass in Abuja. The training workshop was organized on 11-12 June 2018 and included participants from Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, and the states of Cross River, Ebonyi, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger. The masterclass was led by Mr. Drew Sample, IFPRI’s Media Engagement Manager …

Monitoring and Evaluation training at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology

On 4-6 June 2018, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) facilitated a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) training course for faculty and graduate students from various departments of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero. The training course was attended by 26 participants (25 male and 1 female) who were taught the principles of M&E, and how to develop and implement an M&E …

Policy Communications Training for Journalists in Cross River State

Journalists, due to their role as information sharers, play a significant role in any country’s policy space. In recognition of this fact, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) organized a policy communications training for 23 journalists (21 male, 2 female) in Cross River State on 17 and 18 May 2018. The training was aimed at exposing journalists to concepts related to policy communications, as …

Extension Policy Workshop in Zaria, Kaduna State

On 14- 15 May 2018, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) organized a workshop towards the development of an extension policy for Nigeria in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. The aim of the workshop was for participants to jointly work towards the development of an implementation strategy for the National Extension Policy in Nigeria. The workshop brought together 32 participants (27 male, 5 …

Enhancing data analysis for improved agricultural policy in Nigeria

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 7-9 May 2018, a team of three (3) trainers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) facilitated a training course on “Econometrics for policy analysis using …

Improving agricultural policy in Nigeria by enhancing data analysis in Delta State

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 2-4 May 2018, a team of three (3) 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 …

Collaboration with ICRISAT on Policy Communications and Innovation Platforms Training Workshop

On 23 April 2018, the Abuja Office of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) collaborated with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to deliver a training workshop on Policy communications and Innovation Platforms in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State. The training workshop was attended by 40 participants (37 males, three females) from Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto states. The participants were representatives …

Strengthening media involvement in agricultural policy processes in Kebbi State

On 24 and 25 April 2018, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) facilitated a training course for journalists in Kebbi State. The training course was attended by 23 participants (14 males and 9 females) from various media houses in Kebbi State. Recognizing the importance of media in shaping the social narratives on agriculture, this training was organized to enhance media involvement in the agricultural policy …

STRENGTHENING MEDIA INVOLVEMENT IN POLICY PROCESSES IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR THROUGH POLICY COMMUNICATION

On 4 and 5 April 2018, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) facilitated a training course on policy communications for journalists in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state’s capital. The training course was attended by 25 participants (21 males and 4 females) from various media houses in Ebonyi. Recognizing the importance of media in shaping the social narratives on agriculture, this training was organized to enhance media involvement …