IFPRI-Nigeria partnership for transformation

Rapid urbanization is dramatically changing demographics throughout the world, and especially in Nigeria. New research shows urbanization has been underestimated in Nigeria so far—already in 2010, 46 percent of the Nigerian population lived in urban areas, up from 31 percent found in previous assessments. While Nigeria has made impressive gains made in the service industry, >> Read more

Partnering for Nigeria’s agriculture

On Friday April 13 the Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources of Nigeria, Dr. Akin Adesina, together with his team of directors from the Ministry, visited IFPRI to discuss initiatives underway to further transform agriculture in Nigeria and unlock its potential to reduce hunger and poverty. Dr. Adesina brought to his new position as >> Read more