Balaraba Sule, Federal university of Technology, Minna/Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University Lapai and MSU NAPP Scholar (2019) Coming to Michigan State University (MSU) for the first time as a Visiting Scholar of the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, one of the induction programs laid out was a visit to the main library at MSU. Friday, 11th January 2019 was scheduled for the exciting experience. Suzanne Teghtmeyer a librarian in the Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics discipline was the tour instructor. The first thing that struck me on entering the library was the large spacious entrance and the enveloping warmth more so as it affords me the opportunity to escape the cold weather! On arrival, we met with Suzanne who
Visiting Scholar at MSU Toxicology Laboratory – A Dream Come True By Oluwatoyin Ademola Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta File Download
Call for Applications: Extended Submission Deadline (February 28, 2018) and Greater Geographic Scope (open to ALL states in Nigeria) Background The Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project is funded by the Nigeria Mission of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and implemented jointly by Michigan State University (MSU) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). The overall project has three principal objectives: 1) Strengthen the national capacity for greater evidence based policy processes in agriculture by increasing the capacity of Nigerian analysts to undertake and make widely available relevant evidence-based policy analysis; 2) Promote and foster informed policy dialogue among all stakeholders in the agricultural sector through an inclusive, transparent, and sustainable process at the country
Professors Are also Humans – Perspective of a 2017 Project Scholar by Ufedo Monday Shaibu Kogi State University File Download
The Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project is pleased to offer three (3) Master’s and two (2) PhD visiting student positions at Michigan State University (MSU) for the academic year 2018 (August 2018–May 2019).
The Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project launched its USAID Visiting Scholars Program in 2016, with its first students enrolled at Michigan State University in the fall semester. One of the goals of the program is to strengthen food security policy expertise in Nigeria. The program’s initiative is to organize and institute direct training collaborations between project researchers and Nigerian scholars. File Download
Small group discussion during the Policy Communications training organized at FUNAAB (c) IFPRI 2017 On 7-8 June, 2017, a team of 2 IFPRI trainers facilitated an introductory Policy Communication training course at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta which was attended by 26 participants (17 males and 9 females) including faculty and graduate students.
Participants engaging in a group exercise during the Policy Communications training held at the Federal university of Makurdi. (c) IFPRI 2017 On 31 May-1 June, a team of 2 IFPRI trainers facilitated an introductory Policy Communication training course at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi which was attended by 22 participants (16 males and 6 females) including faculty and graduate students. The Policy Communication course was designed to provide participants with a practical framework for understanding and integrating communication concepts, approaches, and methods into program planning, policy planning, implementation and program management. The training emphasized on developing participants’ knowledge and skills to effectively communicate program and policy information through knowledge management systems so as to support decision-making within the context