Research Papers

Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project Research Papers

We are pleased to announce the Discussion Paper 01951  from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) entitled “National Extension Policy and State Level Implementation: The Case of Niger State in Nigeria”.The study documents issues, challenges, constraints, and potential solutions and opportunities in implementing NEP at the state level using Niger State as a case study.

We are pleased to announce the Discussion Paper 01951  from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) entitled “National Extension Policy and State-Level Implementation: The Case of Cross River State, Nigeria” .The study documents issues, challenges, constraints, and potential solutions and opportunities in implementing the national extension policy (NEP) at the state level in Nigeria, using Cross River State as a case study.

We are pleased to announce the Discussion Paper 01955  from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) entitled “Effects of Public Expenditures on Agriculture at Subnational Levels on Households’ Welfare and Economic Resilience in Nigeria” .The study aims to provide initial evidence at the household level in Nigeria Using state- and local government area (LGA)-level PEA figures and household data in Nigeria.

We are pleased to announce the Discussion Paper 01952  from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) entitled “Public Expenditures on Agriculture at Subnational-Levels and Household-Level Agricultural Outcomes in Nigeria”.The study attempts to answer the question of whether increasing Public Expenditures on Agriculture (PEA) is the way to grow agriculture in Nigeria using state and local government area (LGA)-level PEA figures and household data in Nigeria.

We are pleased to announce the publication of Working Paper 62 from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) entitled  “The role of agriculture in reducing child undernutrition in Nigeria” . The study examines the effect of agricultural productivity change on child nutritional outcomes in Nigeria.

We are pleased to announce the publication of Working Paper 61 from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) entitled “Polygynous family structure and child undernutrition in Nigeria”. The study evaluates the effect of polygyny on child nutrition that has been hindered by the complexity of the relationship.

Udita Sanga, Laura Schmitt Olabisi, Saweda Liverpool-Tasie, 2018. System Dynamics Modelling of Maize Production under Future Climate Scenarios in Kaduna, Nigeria. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 97. East Lansing: Michigan State University.Read More

Saweda Liverpool-Tasie, Thomas Reardon, Awa Sanou, Wale Ogunleye, Iredele Ogunbayo, Bolarin T. Omonona. January 2018.   The Transformation of Value Chains in Africa: Evidence from the First Large Survey of Maize. Feed the Future Innovation Lab Research Paper 91. East Lansing: Michigan State University

Oluwatoyin Ademola, Saweda Liverpool-Tasie and Adewale Obadina. December 2017 Food Safety in the Rapid Transformation of Food Systems in Africa: Aflatoxins along the Maize Value Feed the Future Innovation Lab Research Paper 90. East Lansing: Michigan University

Mywish K. Maredia, John Mazunda, and Oyinkan Tasie. 2017. The Quality of Agriculture and Food Security Policy Processes at the Federal and State Level in Nigeria: Results of a Stakeholder Survey. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 74. East Lansing: Michigan State University.

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.

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