Towards Improving Seed Varieties, Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization

Over the period spanning 11-25 June 2019, Dr Hiroyuki Takeshima, Senior Research Fellow with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), delivered four research seminars to an overall audience of 253 representatives from government and academic circles (198 male, 55 female) in four states of Nigeria: Cross River (11 June), Ebonyi (17 June), Delta (20 June) and Kebbi (25 June). The research seminars, entitled “Recent Research Findings on Seed Varieties, Irrigation, and Agricultural Mechanization in Nigeria” presented policy-relevant findings from studies carried out on the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project involving researchers from IFPRI, the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria and the University of Ibadan between 2016 and 2018. Research seminar delivered in Calabar, Cross River State (c)

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 85.

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.
Hiroyuki Takeshima, Adetola Adeoti, and Oluwafemi Adebola Popoola. 2017. The Impact on Farm Household Welfare of Large Irrigation Dams and their Distribution across Hydrological Basins: Insights from Northern Nigeria. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 55. East Lansing: Michigan State University