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 Notes covering other crops. The Policy note presentation was made by the Director, Planning Research & Statistics of the Niger State Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development following the formal presentation of the Policy Note to the Niger State Government earlier in the day.