Nigeria Agricultural News Digest

“FG’s Fertiliser Policy not Working — Farmers” The Federal Government’s new fertiliser distribution system is failing as the commodity is not available at the approved prices but sells at exorbitant black market rates, farmers across the states told Daily Trust. Government introduced an e-wallet voucher system designed to enable farmers receive fertiliser allocation notices through >> 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

“Launch of a Nigerian Agricultural Policy Researchers Network”

One of the key activities of the Agricultural Policy Support Facility (APSF) is to improve communication linkages and consultations between policymakers, policy analysts, and policy beneficiaries on agricultural and rural development policy issues. In the light of this, the APSF in October 2008 began to identify those who could contribute to evidence-based agricultural and rural >> Read more