IFPRI-NSSP participates in the FAO Workshop on “Promoting Decent Employment for Rural Youth”

Dr. George Mavrotas, Head of the IFPRI Office in Abuja and Leader of IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP), participated (via VC) as a panelist, and on behalf of the Nigeria Strategy Support Program of IFPRI, in the FAO Rome HQs-organized strategic program workshop on “Promoting Decent Employment for Rural Youth” on 20 February 2017. >> Read more

Op-Ed on the Occasion of World Youth Skills Day 2016

Improving Skills among Youth: A sine qua non Condition for Enhancing Agricultural Diversification, Entrepreneurial and Employment Prospects for Youth in Nigeria  “Skills development reduces poverty and better equips young people to find decent jobs. It trigger a process of empowerment and self-esteem that benefits everyone”. – United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon Contributed by Margaret >> Read more

Upcoming Research Seminar – A Research Roundup – Wednesday, July 17th in Abuja

We are pleased to announce that three of our research staff are presenting new research at conferences in Africa this month. What better way to help them prepare than to offer them your feedback! Please join us to for a roundup of their presentations, moderated by Dr. Gyimah-Brempong, IFPRI NSSP Program Leader. During the seminar you will have a chance >> Read more