Further Strengthening NAERLS’ Ability to Conduct Nigeria’s Annual Agricultural Performance Survey

Motunrayo Oyeyemi, part of the training team from IFPRI, taking participants through the CSPro software (c) 2018 IFPRI/Segun Fadare When a training producing far-reaching results for an institution and agricultural policymaking in a country, then it becomes more than a training. When Motunrayo Oyeyemi and Segun Fadare, two (2) researchers from the Nigeria Office of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), went to deliver the “Computer Assisted Personal Interview using CSPro” course at the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Service (NAERLS) at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria on 13-15 November 2018, this was certainly the desired outcome. The training, which was attended by 25 participants (21 male, 4 female), introduced participants to the CSPro software and took them

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