“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the North-East Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the South-East Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the South-South Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Governments in the South-West Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Government in the North-Central Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“ECOWAP/CAADP Sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders from State and Local Government in the North-West Zone”

The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-wide initiative to achieve accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction through agriculture-led development. One of the keys to the country-level CAADP process is the need to build broad-based multi-stakeholder partnerships and participation in the development and implementation of agricultural programs and policies. This includes state and >> Read more

“Agricultural Investment for Growth and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria”

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) includes a target of 6 percent annual agricultural growth, supported by the allocation of at least 10 percent of the national budget for agriculture. The Nigerian government has set a higher growth target of 10 percent annual agricultural growth in the medium term, since the country has already >> Read more

“Strategic Issues on Growth in the Agricultural Sector and Reducing Poverty in Nigeria”

Designing agricultural strategies requires an understanding of the options for dealing with growth in the sector, its impact on targeted beneficiaries, and the investment required to achieve the growth. IFPRI’s recent study identified agricultural growth and development options that can support comprehensive rural development in Nigeria, in line with its national agricultural strategy – the >> Read more

“Estimating the impact of agricultural technology on poverty reduction in rural Nigeria”

It has often been argued that new agricultural technologies lead to poverty reduction. This paper argues that any changes in poverty situation attributed to those who adopt new agricultural technology (treatment group) without a counterfactual comparison of carefully selected nonadopters (control group) are likely to be questionable. The paper estimates the effects of new agricultural >> Read more

“Options for Agricultural Growth for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria”

This study analyzes growth options in agricultural sub-sectors to accelerate overall economic growth and reduce poverty in Nigeria in the next nine years (2009-17) using an economy-wide, dynamic computable general equilibrium (DCGE) model. The model results show that if the individual agricultural subsectors’ growth targets set by the Nigerian government can be achieved, the country >> Read more