Seminar delivered at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Nigeria

  Dr. Patrick Hatzenbuehler, Associate Research Fellow at IFPRI-Abuja, presented a research seminar on “Macroeconomic Factor Influence on Agricultural Program Sustainability in Kaduna State, Nigeria” at the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Service (NAERLS) at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Nigeria on December 12, 2017. The seminar was attended by twenty-two people (three females and nineteen males), including faculty members and graduate students in …

Seminar delivered at the University of Calabar

Dr. Patrick Hatzenbuehler, Associate Research Fellow at IFPRI-NSSP Abuja, presented a seminar on “How Macroeconomic Factors May Influence Agricultural Program Sustainability: Evidence from Cross River State, Nigeria” as part of the Department of Agricultural Economics Seminar Series at the University of Calabar on November 15, 2017. The seminar was attended by twenty people (seven females, and thirteen males), including members of the Department of Agricultural …

Project Funded Policy Notes are presented to the Executive Governor of Kebbi State at Government…

08/10/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie Representatives of the Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project met with the Executive Governor of Kebbi State at Government House, Birnin Kebbi on Thursday, August 10, 2017. During the meeting, the delegation presented the project supported Policy Note – Promoting Rice Productivity in Kebbi State: Linking Data to Policy to the Governor. The Governor was also briefed on the capacity development work undertaken by the …

Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project Facilitates Interaction with Civil Society in Kebbi State

08/08/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie During the week of August 6th, the Policy Project facilitated the presentation of the State Policy Note on “Rice productivity in Kebbi State: Linking Data to Policy”to the Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Kebbi State Chapter. The presentation was made by the Deputy Director, Planning Research & Statistics of the Kebbi State Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development during an …

Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project presents Project Funded Policy Notes to the Minister of State…

08/03/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie The Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project met with the Minister of State Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Senator Heineken Lokpobiri) on Thursday, August 3, 2017. At the meeting, Dr. Oyinkan Tasie of Michigan State University presented the project supported State Policy Notes on State Priority Crops. Policy research briefs from the Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project were also presented to the …

Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project presents Policy Note on Rice Productivity – State of Niger

08/01/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie The Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project on Tuesday, August 1, presented to the Niger State Government the project supported Policy Note on Rice to the Director, Planning Research and Statistics, Niger State Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development and the Director, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Niger State Agricultural Development Programme. The presentation was made through the Permanent Secretary, Niger State Ministry of …

Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project Participates in a Live Phone Discussion on the Radio

08/01/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the Policy project participated in a live phone discussion in “Programme on Agricultural Development in Nigeria” at Search FM 92.3 – Campus Radio of Federal University of Technology, Minna. The programme was streamed live online and the project responded to several questions from across the state and beyond (1 question and 1 comment from Lagos State) on the …

Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project Engages with Media and Civil Society in Niger State

08/01/2017 By Saweda Liverpool-Tasie On August 1, 2017, the Policy Project presented the State Policy Note “Rice productivity in Niger State: Linking Data to Policy” to the Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Niger State Chapter. The presentation was made at the interactive session with Media and civil society in Niger State. The State Chapter welcomed the Policy Note and advocated for more Policy …

The Policy Project Strengthens Links between Policy Stakeholders in Delta State

07/03/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie On July 3, 2017, the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project brought together agricultural policy stakeholders in Delta State by connecting Faculty members at Delta State University’s Faculty of Agriculture with the leadership of the Delta State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources including the Commissioner for Agriculture, Permanent Secretary and Directors as well as Planners and Policy Analysts in …

The Policy Project Interacts with the Governor of Delta State on Agricultural Policy in the State

07/03/2017 By Oyinkan Tasie The Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project was received by the Delta State Governor, represented by the Secretary to the Delta State Government on Monday, July 3, 2017. The presentation to the governor outlined the key project objectives within the agricultural sector in Nigeria generally, and for the seven priority states in particular, to be delivered with funding support from …