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 Mavrotas, a Senior Research Fellow and Program Leader of IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program, also based in Abuja; Mohammed Abubakar Maikasuwa, a Reader in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero;
Patrick L. Hatzenbuehler and George Mavrotas. 2017. Macroeconomic Factor Influence on Agricultural Program Sustainability in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 86. East Lansing: Michigan State University.
Hiroyuki Takeshima and Hyacinth Edeh. 2017. Constraints for small-scale private irrigation systems in the North Central zone of Nigeria: Insights from a typology analysis and a case study. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 85. East Lansing: Michigan State University.
Danielle Resnick and Austen Okumo. 2017. Subnational Variation in Policy Implementation: The Case of Nigerian Land Governance Reform. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 84. East Lansing: Michigan State University.
Mulubrhan Amare, Todd Benson, Olusegun Fadare, and Motunrayo Oyeyemi. 2017. Study of the determinants of chronic malnutrition in northern Nigeria: Quantitative evidence from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Surveys. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 83. East Lansing: Michigan State University.
Todd Benson, Mulubrhan Amare, Motunrayo Oyeyemi, and Olusegun Fadare. 2017. Study of the Determinants of Chronic Malnutrition in Northern Nigeria: Qualitative Evidence from Kebbi and Bauchi States. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 82. East Lansing: Michigan State University.
Climate change and the negative consequences it has on agriculture is already evident in Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries. Mean annual rainfall in the Sahel region is declining
With the effects of climate change likely to require the adoption of new varieties of traditional crops