Celebrating International Women’s Day: The Case for Women Empowerment in the Nigerian Agricultural Sector

Contributed by Margaret Adesugba, Senior Research Assistant, IFPRI “When women are empowered and can claim their rights and access to land, leadership, opportunities and choices, economies grow, food security is enhanced and prospects are improved for current and future generations" - Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile and former Executive Director of the UN Entity for >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar on Land Policy – Monday, June 24th in Abuja

IFPRI Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Hosaena Ghebru Hagos, will present his working paper; titled "Gender-Differentiated Demand for Certificates of Occupancy (CO) in Rural and Urban Areas of Nigeria: The case of Kano and Ondo states."   Please join us to learn more about IFPRI's current research on land policy and gender in Nigeria. For the >> Read more

IFPRI Has Released the 2012 Global Food Policy Report

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2012 Global Food Policy Report. The report, the second in the series, reviews major food policy developments like new sources of agricultural growth, the outcomes of Rio+20 and the progress toward a green economy, the move from attention to action on gender, the prospects for youth employment >> Read more

“National Stakeholders Forum: Research Results for Evidence-Based Agricultural Policies and Strategies in Nigeria”

The activities of the Agricultural Policy Support Facility (APSF) have generated research-based evidence for a more inclusive design and implementation of pro-poor, gender-sensitive, and environmentally sustainable agricultural and rural development policies and strategies. To disseminate the results and share knowledge and experience gained through APSF, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in collaboration with >> Read more

Gender and Diversity Information Resources

Gender and Diversity Program of the CGIAR Although the Gender and Diversity Program is to help the CGIAR Centers leverage their rich staff diversity to increase research and management excellence, there are many resources available on the Program’s website you may find beneficial.  The site offers free access to working papers and reports on gender >> Read more

Recent Publications of the Agricultural Policy Support Facility (APSF)

Welcome to the Nigeria Strategy Support Program Blog.  Through this blog, we will share information on relevant publication, research findings, and upcoming events as well as announcements on tools, data, networks, and training and conference opportunities for enhancing skills and knowledge on agriculture policy research.   This first blog shares information on recently published briefs of the >> Read more