- 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
Published on September 30, 2019
Highlights 59, Blessing Agada and Philip Hegarty James, September 2019.
NAPP and Relevant Technology- A Success Story an App to Make Good Sustainable Land Management Decisions. Training at the Ministry of Agriculture Makurdi, May 31, 2019
Published on September 26, 2019
Highlights 55, Blessing Agada, September 2019