By Oyinkan Tasie
Training one to train others under the Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project- Capacity Building at Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev, Benue State
During the week of July 23, 2017, the Policy project organized a three-day training on “Introduction to STATA” for faculty, researchers and students of the Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yadev, Benue State. The Training modules were delivered by Mr. Wale Ogunleye (the pioneer PhD Scholar of the Visiting Scholars Program program who returned in May 2017 from Michigan State University) in collaboration with Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim, a Nigerian Faculty. The Trainers were supported by Messrs. Osayanmon Osawe and Monday Shaibu (both incoming project scholars at MSU). The training was preceded by opening remarks from the Rector of the College. The Rector and the Deputy Rector, Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev attended the training. Participants were exposed to the usefulness of STATA for data analysis and its linkage to policy research.