IMPROVING AGRICULTURAL POLICY IN NIGERIA BY ENHANCING DATA ANALYSIS

Segun Fadare of IFPRI making a presentation at the training course on STATA at the University of Calabar (C) 2018 IFPRI/Adebayo Ogunniyi

On February 12-14, 2018, a team of four (4) trainers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) facilitated two parallel training courses on “Introduction to Survey Data Analysis using Stata” for 50 (28 males and 22 females) researchers and faculty of the University of Calabar, in Cross River State.

The training, which took place over three days in Calabar, was designed to teach participants how to manage, analyze, and report findings from various types of economic data. Participants gained insights on how to handle data for evidence-based decision making. The training course was well-received and appreciated with participants expressing satisfaction for both course content and delivery.

STATA Training facilitators with participants at the University of Calabar (c) 2018/IFPRI Adebayo Ogunniyi

The training course is part of capacity building activities of the Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, which is jointly implemented by IFPRI-NSSP and Michigan State University with the generous funding of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria).

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