- The capital is Abuja.
- The official language is English
- Area: 356,669 sq mi (approx. 4x the size of the State of Michigan)
- Population approx. 186 million in 2016
- Climate: Nigeria has a tropical hot climate with temperatures varying according to the seasons of the year. The two major seasons are determined by rainfall with a rainy season and dry season.
Fun fact: Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa
Main Research Themes
- Agrifood System Transformation
- Climate Change
- Input Use and Market Development
- Policy Research and Capacity Building
- Sustainable Agricultural Intensification
- Training and Capacity Building
- Value Chain Analysis
- Youth Employment/Entrepreneurship
Published on August 30, 2018
AFRE Department faculty members are appointed External Consultants on Agriculture to the Nigeria National Universities Commission.
Publications and Presentations
Training and Mentoring on R Now Extended to state of Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Minna, Niger State
Published on February 29, 2020
Highlights 71, Hephzibah Onyeje Obekpa, February 2020.
Reaping the Benefit of the Visiting Scholar Program of the Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project: Training on R Statistical Software
Published on February 23, 2020
Highlights 70, Balaraba Sule, February 2020.
Project Scholars Train Staff of Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki on "R" For Statistical Computing
Published on February 1, 2020
Highlights 67, Philip Hegarty James, February 2020.