Reports on the content of workshops organized by the NSSP.

“Agricultural Policy Research Network (APRNet) Workshop on Strategy and Program Development Planning”

NSSP activities under the USAID Feed the Future (FtF) initiative include, among other things, support for the Agricultural Policy Research Network (APRNet), an independent network of agricultural policy professionals in Nigeria. This support falls under the capacity strengthening objective of NSSP intended to promote the use of evidence in the agricultural policymaking process in Nigeria. >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the North-East Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“Agricultural Policy Research Network (APRNet) Exco and Congress Meeting”

NSSP activities under the USAID Feed the Future (FtF) initiative include, among other things, support for the Agricultural Policy Research Network (APRNet), an independent network of agricultural policy professionals in Nigeria. This support falls under the capacity strengthening objective of NSSP intended to promote the use of evidence in the agricultural policymaking process in Nigeria. >> Read more

“LGAF Technical Validation Workshop and Policy Dialogue Meeting”

The Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) is a diagnostic tool designed to identify areas where policy interventions may be needed to improve governance in the land sector. The Framework divides land issues into five thematic areas; (i) Legal and Institutional Framework; (ii) Land Use Planning, Management and Taxation; (iii) Management of Public Lands; (iv) Public >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the South-East Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the South-South Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the South-West Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Government in the North-Central Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Government in the North-West Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“Validation Workshop on Private Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization in Nigeria”

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) continues to work towards strengthening evidence based policymaking, generating policy research to fill key knowledge gaps and improving national capacity for policy analysis in Nigeria. In view of this, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) >> Read more

“National Symposium on Making Agricultural Research Work for End-Users”

In line with the objectives of the Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) to improve communication linkages and consultations between policymakers, policy analysts, and policy beneficiaries on agricultural and rural development issues, a national symposium on “Making Agricultural Research Work for End-Users” was held in collaboration with the African Institute for Applied Economics (AIAE) and the >> Read more

“Concept Note Workshop on Social Capital, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security”

In line with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (FMARD’s) vision of ensuring access, availability and affordability of high-quality food to all Nigerians, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is undertaking research on agricultural mechanization in Nigeria under the Feed the Future (FtF) initiative of the United States Agency for International Development >> Read more

“Concept Note Workshop on Irrigation and Mechanization”

In line with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (FMARD’s) vision of ensuring access, availability and affordability of high-quality food to all Nigerians, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is undertaking research on agricultural mechanization in Nigeria under the Feed the Future (FtF) initiative of the United States Agency for International Development >> Read more

“Web 2.0 Tools and Library Skills Training Workshop”

To assist the Nigerian government  in the achieving its goal to reduce poverty and hunger in the country, which partly involves reforming its policies to aid agricultural growth, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has been implementing the Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System Project in Nigeria. The SAKSS Project aims to do three >> Read more

“National Stakeholders Forum: FMARD, USAID MARKETS, and IFPRI collaboration to support evidence-based policymaking in Nigeria”

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) MARKETS, is implementing the Global Food Security Response (GFSR) project, facilitated by IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD).  GFSR is an initiative to strengthen >> Read more

“Training Workshop: Basics of Computers”

he government of Nigeria has committed to reform its policies to accelerate agricultural growth in an effort to reduce poverty and hunger in the country. To assist in the achievement of this goal, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is supporting the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in implementing the establishment >> Read more

“Private Sector Stakeholders Workshop on Reviewing the Draft: Nigeria Agricultural Strategy”

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is assisting the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (FMAWR) in facilitating the process of updating Nigeria’s agricultural strategy with inputs from academia, the private sector, and other stakeholders. Given the invaluable role that the private sector plays in complementing the efforts of the Federal Government in >> Read more

“Agricultural Strategy Drafting Retreat”

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (FMAWR) is updating Nigeria’s agricultural development strategy document to make it meet the requirement of evidence-based strategy formulation. In line with this goal, the FMAWR in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) organized a retreat to draft an update of the Nation’s Agricultural Strategy, >> Read more

“Validation Workshop on Agriculture Development Domains in Nigeria”

In line with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (FMAWR)’s vision of ensuring access, availability, and affordability of quality foods to all Nigerians and the objectives of the USAID Global Food Security Response Project of doubling agricultural productivity and removing constraints to movement of staple crops in Nigeria and beyond, the International Food >> Read more

“Characterizing Seed Demand in Nigeria: Constraints, Opportunities and Challenges”

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the FMAWR, envisions improving its food security by facilitating equitable access, availability and affordability of quality foods to all Nigerians. This vision has become more important as global food prices have risen. Achieving this vision requires deliberate and sustained efforts to improve agricultural productivity growth through strategic investments in >> Read more