- 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
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Publications and Presentations
Published on March 27, 2019
Choko, Schmitt Olabisi, Onyeneke, Nwawulu Chiemela, Liverpool-Tasie and Rivers III, 2019. Community-Scale Climate Adaptation: Evidence from Ebonyi State, Nigeria. FSP Policy Research Brief 81. East Lansing: Michigan State University.
The Roles of Agroclimatic Similarity and Returns on Scale in the Demand for Mechanization: Insights from Northern Nigeria
Published on February 28, 2019
Hiroyuki Takeshima, 2019. The Roles of Agroclimatic Similarity and Returns on Scale in the Demand for Mechanization: Insights from Northern Nigeria. FSP Research Paper 127. East Lansing, Michigan State University.
Role of Land Access in Youth Migration and Youth Employment Decisions : Empirical Evidence from Rural Nigeria
Published on February 27, 2019
Ghebru, Amare, Mavrotas, and Ogunniyi, 2019. Role of Land Access in Youth Migration and Youth Employment Decisions. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 126. East Lansing, Michigan State University.