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

A day in the life of a Visiting Scholar at Michigan State University Library

by Chukwudi Charles Olumba PhD Candidate at Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria & NAPP Visiting Scholar at MSU (2019) My status as a Visiting Scholar under the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project (NAPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) was formalised with my arrival in East Lansing, Michigan USA on Thursday, January 3 2019 from Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria. Following my arrival at MSU, I completed registration formalities, attended orientation meetings and now settled to my academic and research work. On Friday, January 11, 2018, I visited the main library of MSU, where it dawned on me that research need not be a tearful experience! On arrival at the MSU Library, we (two other NAPP visiting scholars and

Visiting Scholar at MSU Toxicology Laboratory – A Dream Come True

Visiting Scholar at MSU Toxicology Laboratory – A Dream Come True By Oluwatoyin Ademola Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta File Download

Nigeria Visiting Scholars 2018-19, Extended Application Deadline

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

Call to Invite 3 Master’s and 2 PhD Students from Nigerian Universities

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).

Scholar Engagement Benefits All

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
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