IFPRI-NSSP participates in the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC)

Dr. George Mavrotas, represented IFPRI-NSSP as a plenary speaker in the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) in Abuja, on December 5-7, 2016. Over 300 participants attended the annual event, co-organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP), on the theme, "Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied >> Read more

Boosting Agric Sector Research through Improved Financing—–CGIAR to Implement AfDB Project

Financing Nigeria and other African countries’ agriculture remains a challenge for international organisations, governments, the private sector, and other development partners. Recent evidence suggests that less than 1 percent of available domestic private sector financing typically goes into agriculture, in spite of the widely acknowledged fact that agriculture employs at least 70 percent of Africa’s >> Read more