Dr. Patrick Hatzenbuehler, Associate Research Fellow at IFPRI-NSSP Abuja, presented a seminar on “How Macroeconomic Factors May Influence Agricultural Program Sustainability: Evidence from Cross River State, Nigeria” as part of the Department of Agricultural Economics Seminar Series at the University of Calabar on November 15, 2017.
The seminar was attended by twenty people (seven females, and thirteen males), including members of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Department of Economics faculty, graduate students from each department, staff from the Cross River Agricultural Development Programme (ADP), and a representative of a Calabar-based microfinance bank. The seminar was well-organized by Prof. Idiong C. Idiong, Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics. Helpful comments were received from Prof. Michael Nyong of the Department of Economics, and Prof. S.O. Abong and Dr. Ideba Ele of the Department of Agricultural Economics, among others, following the presentation, which will be encompassed into future research outputs. This dissemination activity is one of the outputs of the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project, a joint effort between IFPRI-NSSP and Michigan State University which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria).