The Head of IFPRI Abuja Office participates in The Food Systems for Healthier Diets Research Flagship – Nigeria, Stakeholder Planning Meeting, 27-29 March 2017, IITA Headquarters, Ibadan

Dr. George Mavrotas, Head of IFPRI Abuja Office and Leader of IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP), was invited to participate in The Food Systems for Healthier Diets Research Flagship (FSHD) – Nigeria Stakeholder Planning Meeting. The workshop was organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) led by IFPRI, >> 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