Research Seminar Organized at Ahmadu Bello University

As part of efforts geared towards strengthening Nigeria’s capacity for greater evidence-based policy processes by increasing the capacity of Nigerian researchers and analysts to undertake and make widely available relevant evidence, on December 14, 2016, Dr. Patrick Hatzenbuehler, an Associate Research Fellow based at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Office in Abuja, gave >> Read more

CANCELLED: Upcoming Seminar on Women’s Land Rights May 8th in Abuja

Due to the planned increase in security for the WEFA Conference and the governments plans to shutdown during this time, we are cancelling the May seminar on Women's Land Rights. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused.  The seminar, titled "Women's Land Rights and Intra-household Bargaining Power: Perception and Practice of Inheritance in Nigeria," will be >> Read more

Upcoming Seminar on Agricultural Mechanization in Zaria on Monday

The National Agriculture Extension Research Liaison Services and Ahmadu Bello University are hosting a seminar featuring IFPRI Research Fellow, Dr. Hiroyuki Takeshima, next Monday in Zaria. In the seminar, titled "Characteristics of tractor-owner operators in Kaduna and Nasarawa states and their implications to agricultural mechanization policies in Nigeria," Dr. Takeshima will present his recent work on agricultural mechanization, >> Read more

Upcoming Feedback Seminar on Agriculture Public Expenditure Review (AgPER) Project

As you may know, IFPRI has been working with the World Bank on an Agriculture Public Expenditure Review (AgPER) in Nigeria.  The purpose of the 2013 review is to get a better understanding of how public funds are being spent on the agricultural sector at the Federal and sub-national levels. This understanding will feed into >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Rice Markets and Trade – March 14th in Abuja

Please join us on March 14th in Abuja for the next installment of IFPRI Nigeria's Monthly Seminar Series. This month we are pleased to have Dr. Paul Dorosh, Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division, visiting from IFPRI Washington, he and the Program Leader, Dr. Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong will present their collaborative work on rice trade policy. In the seminar, >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar Hosted by IFDC – February 6th in Abuja

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) Nigeria kindly asked us to share information about their seminar this Thursday. The seminar will feature the Executive Director of the Virtual Fertilizer Research Center (VFRC), Dr. Prem Bindraban. The Virtual Fertilizer Research Center's (VFRC) work is focused on finding innovative fertilizers and technologies to leapfrog the socio-economic and environmental problems facing many countries. Please join us >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Trade Policy – January 23rd in Abuja

Please join us on January 23rd in Abuja for the first installment of IFPRI Nigeria's Monthly Seminar Series in 2014. This month we are honored to have IFPRI Senior Research Fellow/NSSP Program Leader, Dr. Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong, presenting. In the seminar, titled "Welfare Implications of Current Food Trade Policy in Nigeria," Dr. Gyimah-Brempong will discuss the results from IFPRI's >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on the Preliminary Results of the Land Tenure Pilot Evaluation – November 5th in Abuja

Please join us on November 5th in Abuja for a seminar by  IFPRI Research Fellow, Dr. Hosaena Hagos. In the seminar, titled "Preliminary Results of the Baseline Survey Conducted in Two LGA’s in South-West Nigeria for Impact Evaluation of the Pilot Systematic Land Tenure Regularization (SLTR) Project," Dr. Hagos will present his preliminary results from the >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Rice Milling – October 24th in Abuja

Please join us on October 24th in Abuja for a seminar by  IFPRI Research Fellow, Dr. Michael Johnson. In the seminar, titled "Analysis of the policy options for expanding output and improving performance of the rice milling sector in Nigeria," Dr. Johnson will present his current research on rice mills in Nigeria, focusing on Nigeria's domestic potential to compete with imports >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Agro-dealer Financing – October 31st at IITA in Ibadan

Missed our last presentation on agro-dealer financing? Live in Ibadan? If either of these scenarios apply, join us on October 31st as the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture hosts IFPRI Senior Economist/Consultant Dr. Aderibigbe Olomola for a seminar. In the seminar, titled "Issues Influencing Agro-dealers' Participation in the Loan Market in Nigeria," Dr. Olomola will >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Rice Seed Policy – Tuesday, August 24th in Abuja

Please join us for a research seminar presented by IFPRI Research Fellow, Dr. Hiroyuki Takeshima, titled "Ex-ante Assessment of Rice Seed Policies: Implications from a Farm Household Model Simulation." In this seminar, Dr. Takeshima will draw upon other countries' experiences with developing rice varieties, with a focus on the implications for Nigeria. In addition, he will present >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Agro-Dealer Financing – Thursday, August 22nd in Abuja

Please join us for a research seminar presented by IFPRI Senior Economist/Consultant, Dr. Aderibigbe Olomola, titled "Business Operations of Agro-Dealers and their Participation in the Loan Market in Nigeria." The seminar will cover the challenges and opportunities for agro-dealership financing and proffer policy measures to improve the situation in Nigeria. For the full abstract and bio, >> Read more

IFPRI Nigeria Teams Up With NAERLS and IAR to Present Seminar on Extension Reform

Want to learn more about extension reform? Fancy taking a trip to Zaria? Join us next Tuesday as IFPRI Nigeria, the National Agricultural Extension Research & Liaison Services (NAERLS) and the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) collaborate to bring you a seminar titled, "Evaluating Extension Reforms – Implications for Nigeria." Joining us from Washington, DC to present >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar – A Research Roundup – Wednesday, July 17th in Abuja

We are pleased to announce that three of our research staff are presenting new research at conferences in Africa this month. What better way to help them prepare than to offer them your feedback! Please join us to for a roundup of their presentations, moderated by Dr. Gyimah-Brempong, IFPRI NSSP Program Leader. During the seminar you will have a chance >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Land Policy – Monday, June 24th in Abuja

IFPRI Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Hosaena Ghebru Hagos, will present his working paper; titled "Gender-Differentiated Demand for Certificates of Occupancy (CO) in Rural and Urban Areas of Nigeria: The case of Kano and Ondo states."   Please join us to learn more about IFPRI's current research on land policy and gender in Nigeria. For the >> Read more

Upcoming Preliminary Research Seminar on Ag Mechanization – Tuesday, May 14th in Abuja

                                                  Source: Theodora Adene Please join us for a preliminary research seminar (brownbag) presented by IFPRI Research Fellow, Dr. Hiroyuki Takeshima, titled "Nigeria’s Mechanization Gap: The current state of agricultural mechanization in Nigeria," featuring his recent work on the topic. The brownbag will cover regional trends in ag mechanization in Nigeria and lessons learned from Asia and Latin America. For the full abstract, >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar – Monday, April 15th at University of Agriculture Makurdi

The Institute of Food Security at the The University of Agriculture Makurdi and the Nigeria Strategy Support Program of the International Food Policy Research Institute to Present a Research Seminar on: The Rice Economy in Nigeria IFPRI Research Fellow, Dr. Michael Johnson, will present his working paper; titled "The Rice Economy in Nigeria." Please join us >> Read more

Upcoming Research Brownbag – Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Crime, Self Protection and Business Growth in Cote d'Ivoire IFPRI-NSSP Program Leader, Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong, is holding a brownbag discussion of a paper he is currently co-authoring, entitled "Crime, Self Protection and Business Growth in Cote d'Ivoire". Please join us to talk more about how crime affects business growth in the long-term. For the full abstract,

Upcoming Research Seminar – Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Food Insecurity, Livelihoods and Vulnerability in Nigeria IFPRI-NSSP Post-Doctorate Research Fellow, Oluyemisi Kuku-Shittu, will give an overview of her recently completed report entitled "A Report on Food Insecurity, Livelihoods and Vulnerability in Nigeria". Please join us to learn more about food insecurity in Nigeria.

[CHANGE OF VENUE!!] NSSP Policy Seminar – Thursday, 13 September 2012

NSSP Policy Seminar Thursday, September 13 | 2:00 – 3:30