Announcement: New NSSP Publication Available

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and its Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of a new Working Paper titled “Varietal development and the effectiveness of seed sector policies: The case of rice in Nigeria.”

Announcement: New NSSP Working Paper now Available!

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and its Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of a new Working Paper titled

Op-Ed on the Occasion of World Youth Skills Day 2016

Improving Skills among Youth: A sine qua non Condition for Enhancing Agricultural Diversification, Entrepreneurial and Employment Prospects for Youth in Nigeria  “Skills development reduces poverty and better equips young people to find decent jobs. It trigger a process of empowerment and self-esteem that benefits everyone”. – United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon Contributed by Margaret >> Read more

Announcement: New NSSP Working Paper now Available

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the NSSP Office is pleased to announce the publication of a new Working Paper titled “Market Imperfections for Tractor Service Provision in Nigeria International Perspectives and Empirical Evidence”, authored by Dr. Hiroyuki Takeshima, IFPRI research Fellow. Please here to read the full paper.

New Publication: 2016 Global Nutrition Report Now Available

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Global Nutrition Report from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) entitled “Global Nutrition Report 2016: From Promise to Impact: Ending Malnutrition by 2030.”

New NSSP Publication now available…

NSSP Working Paper No. 31- Delving Deeper into the Agricultural Transformation and Youth Employment Nexus: The Nigerian Case The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the NSSP Office is pleased to announce the publication of a new Working Paper titled “Delving deeper into the Agricultural Transformation and Youth Employment Nexus: The Nigerian Case.” The >> Read more

A Joint NSSP and GSSP Policy Note has just been published – Agricultural Mechanization and South-South Knowledge Exchange: What can Ghanaian and Nigerian policymakers learn from Bangladesh’s experience?

In 2015, 95 per cent of the farm area in Bangladesh was cultivated using mechanized equipment, a massive increase from 30 per cent in the mid-1990s.

New Publication: Determinants of adoption of improved cassava varieties among farming households in Oyo, Benue, and Akwa Ibom states of Nigeria

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce a new publication from the International Food Policy Research Institute's HarvestPlus program entitled "Determinants of adoption of improved cassava varieties among farming households in Oyo, Benue, and Akwa Ibom states of Nigeria"  by Abdoulaye Tahirou, A.S. Bamire, Adewale Oparinde, and A.A. Akinola as the twentieth publication of the HarvestPlus >> Read more

New Publication in the NSSP Working Paper Series: “Driving Agricultural Transformation with the Power of Information and Communication Technology: The Performance of Nigeria’s Growth Enhancement Support Scheme”

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of the paper entitled "Driving Agricultural Transformation with the Power of Information and Communication Technology: The Performance of Nigeria's Growth Enhancement Support Scheme" by Professor Aderibigbe S. Olomola in the NSSP Working Paper Series (Working Paper No. 30). Abstract: Nigeria liberalized input distribution and established the Growth Enhancement Support >> Read more

New Publication in the NSSP Working Paper Series: “Optimal tariffs with smuggling: A spatial analysis of Nigerian rice policy options”

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of the paper entitled "Optimal tariffs with smuggling: A spatial analysis of Nigerian rice policy options" by Dr. Michael E. Johnson and Dr. Paul A. Dorosh in the NSSP Working Paper Series (Working Paper No. 29). Abstract: Utilizing a spatial multi-market model for rice in Nigeria that explicitly >> Read more

New Publication in the NSSP Working Paper Series: “Commercial Banks’ Response to Government’s Financial Stimulus for Improved Agricultural Financing in Nigeria”

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of the paper entitled “Commercial Banks’ Response to Government’s Financial Stimulus for Improved Agricultural Financing in Nigeria” by Prof. Aderibigbe S. Olomola and Maryam Yaro in the NSSP Working Paper Series (Working Paper No. 28). Abstract: This study Examines the implementation of recent agricultural >> Read more

New Publication in the NSSP Working Paper Series: “Understanding the Framework for Intergovernmental Interactions in the Implementation of Nigeria’s Agricultural Transformation Agenda”

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of the paper entitled "Understanding the Framework for Intergovernmental Interactions in the Implementation of Nigeria’s Agricultural Transformation Agenda" by Prof. Aderibigbe S. Olomola in the NSSP Working Paper Series (Working Paper No. 27). Abstract: This study focuses on intergovernmental interactions in Nigeria’s Agricultural >> Read more

New Publication: Communities’ Perceptions and Knowledge of Ecosystem Services: Evidence from Rural Communities in Nigeria

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce a new publication from the International Food Policy Research Institute's Environment and Production Technology Division entitled Communities’ Perceptions and Knowledge of Ecosystem Services: Evidence from Rural Communities in Nigeria by Wei Zhang, Edward Kato, Prapti Bhandary, Ephraim Nkonya, Hassan Ishaq Ibrahim, Mure Agbonlahor, and Hussaini Yusuf Ibrahim as >> Read more

New Publication: Market Imperfections for Tractor Service Provision in Nigeria

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of Market Imperfections for Tractor Service Provision in Nigeria by Hiroyuki Takeshima as the 1424 publication of the IFPRI Discussion Paper Series. The IFPRI Discussion Paper was published in March 2015. Abstract: Agricultural mechanization often accompanies agricultural transformation. In some countries in Africa south of >> Read more

2014-2015 Global Food Policy Report

IFPRI’s flagship report puts into perspective the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions in 2014 and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2015. Drawing on rigorous research, IFPRI researchers and other distinguished food policy experts consider a wide range of crucial questions: How can middle income countries, which despite becoming more affluent are still home >> Read more

New Publication: Loan Demand and Rationing among Small-Scale Farmers in Nigeria

Download IFPRI Discussion Paper 1403 Authors Aderibigbe Olomola Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of Loan Demand and Rationing among Small-Scale Farmers in Nigeria by Aderibigbe Olomola and Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong as the 1403th publication in the IFPRI Discussion Paper Series. The IFPRI Discussion Paper was published on >> Read more

New Publication: Business Operations of Agrodealers and their Participation in the Loan Market in Nigeria

Download IFPRI Discussion Paper 1400 Authors Aderibigbe Olomola The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of Business Operations of Agrodealers and their Participation in the Loan Market in Nigeria by Aderibigbe Olomola as the 1400th publication in the IFPRI Discussion Paper Series. The IFPRI Discussion Paper was published on December >> Read more

New Publication: Irrigation Potential in Nigeria: Some Perspectives Based on Factor Endowments, Tropical Nature, and Patterns in Favorable Areas

Download IFPRI Discussion Paper 1399 Authors Hiroyuki Takeshima Margaret Adesugba The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of Irrigation Potential in Nigeria: Some Perspectives Based on Factor Endowments, Tropical Nature, and Patterns in Favorable Areas by Hiroyuki Takeshima and Margaret Adesugba as the 1399th publication in the IFPRI Discussion Paper >> Read more

New Publication: Analysis of Agricultural Public Expenditure in Nigeria: Examination at the Federal, State, and Local Government Level

Download IFPRI Discussion Paper 1395 Authors Aderibigbe Olomola Tewodaj Mogues Tolulope Olofinbiyi Chinedum Nwoko Edet Udoh Reuben Alabi Justice Onu Sileshi Woldeyohannes The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of Analysis of Agricultural Public Expenditure in Nigeria: Examination at the Federal, State, and Local Government Level by Aderibigbe Olomola, Tewodaj Mogues, Tolulope >> Read more

New Publication: Capacity Assessment for Achieving the Agricultural Transformation Agenda in Nigeria, NSSP Working Paper No. 26

Download NSSP Working Paper 26 Authors Suresh Chandra Babu Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong Manson Nwafor Hyacinth Edeh The Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) is pleased to announce the publication of Capacity Assessment for Achieving the Agricultural Transformation Agenda in Nigeria by Suresh Babu, Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong, Manson Nwafor, and Hyacinth Edeh in the NSSP Working Paper Series (Working >> Read more