New Publication Announcement: NSSP Working Paper on the Links between the Location of Public Sector Varietal Development Activities and Agricultural Productivity

The working paper is the forty-second in the IFPRI-NSSP series (c) 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new Working Paper from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) entitled, “The role of the locations of public sector varietal development activities on agricultural productivity: Evidence from northern Nigeria. The paper was co-authored by Hiroyuki Takeshima, Research Fellow at IFPRI and Abdullahi Mohammed Nasir, Senior Technical Officer with the Agricultural research Council of Nigeria (ARCN).

The paper, which is Number 42 in the Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) working paper series, looks at the impact that similarities in the agroecological conditions of breeding centres and locations household farming have on agricultural productivity.

This publication is part of the research output from the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, a joint effort between the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) and Michigan State University funded by USAID-Nigeria.

You can access the paper, by clicking the following link: http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/131355