Nigeria

  • nigeria map pictureThe 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


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Publications and Presentations

  • The Quiet Revolution in Food Systems in Africa & Asia

    Published on October 17, 2018

    Thomas Reardon: This video explains how a convergence of factors is provoking tsunami like rapid changes in the agrifood system of Africa. Keynote lecture for the Nigeria Association of Agricultural Economists, October 17, 2018


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