Enhancing Analytical Skills for Evidence-based Decision-making

Motunrayo Oyeyemi, one of IFPRI’s researchers, making a presentation during the training course on Econometrics for Policy Analysis in Abuja (c) 2018 IFPRI/Bisola Oyediran On February 5-7, 2018, a team of four (4) trainers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) facilitated a training courses on “Econometrics for Policy Analysis using Stata” over 3 days to 26 (19 males and 7 females) members of staff from various departments of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD). The training is 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 was

Econometrics for Policy Analysis training course delivered at University of Ibadan

Dr. Charles Iyangbe, Senior Agriculture Economist at the Economic Growth & Environment Office of USAID/Nigeria, delivering his opening remarks (c) 2017 IFPRI On November 28 – 30, 2017, a team of four (4) trainers from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) facilitated two parallel training courses on “Econometrics for Policy Analysis using Stata” at the University of Ibadan.
IFPRI’s Motunrayo Oyeyemi making a presentation at the Stata training in FUT Minna Photo: IFPRI/Hyacinth Edeh 2017 On November 7-9, 2017, a team of 4 trainers from the IFPRI Abuja Office facilitated two parallel training courses on “Econometrics for Policy Analysis using Stata” over three (3) days at the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUT-Minna) which were attended by a total of 58 participants (41 males and 17 females) including faculty and the graduate student body from various departments within the University.
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Econometrics for Policy Analysis training delivered at University of Nigeria Nsukka

Participants during a presentation by one of the trainers at the STATA training course delivered at UNN in August 2017 (c) IFPRI 2017 On August 1-3, a team of 4 Project trainers facilitated two parallel training courses on “Econometrics for Policy Analysis using Stata” at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka which were attended by a total of 45 participants (26 males and 19 females) including faculty and the graduate student body. The trainings were 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 courses were well received and appreciated with participants expressing satisfaction for both course content and
Participants of the STATA training course at Ebonyi State University (c) IFPRI 2017 On July 24-26 , a team of three (3) Project trainers facilitated a training course on “Econometrics for Policy Analysis using Stata” at Ebonyi State University which was attended by a total of 32 (16 males and 16 females) participants including faculty and the graduate student body. The training 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 using the software. The training course was well received and appreciated with participants expressing satisfaction for both course content and new knowledge gained. Trainers and Participants of the STATA