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The role of Nigerian agriculture in West African food security

The main objective of this study is to examine the role of Nigerian agriculture in West African food security. The study discusses the implications of Nigeria’s agricultural production, the potentials for Nigerian export of agricultural products to…


An assessment of fertilizer quality regulation in Nigeria

Though currently absent, the importance of access to affordable, timely, and good quality fertilizer for increased agricultural productivity and food security in Nigeria is clear. Consequently, this study examines fertilizer quality regulation in…


Characterizing seed demand in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the FMAWR, envisions improving its food security by facilitating equitable access, availability and affordability of quality foods to all Nigerian. This vision has become more important as global food prices…


Private sector stakeholders workshop on reviewing the draft

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is assisting the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources (FMAWR) in facilitating the process of updating Nigeria’s agricultural strategy with inputs from academia, the private…


Developing effective strategies

After a brief tour of the Mazubi Farms, the retreat began with a welcome by Ms. Valerie Rhoe, Program Coordinator, IFPRI. The welcome address highlighted the importance of updating the FMAWR agriculture strategy based on evidence. Dr. Shashi…