- 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
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.
Entrepreneurial Skills and Job Preference among Agriculture Undergraduates: Evidence from Niger State, Nigeria
Published on January 12, 2020
Ayodeji Alexander Ajibola Coker and Balaraba Sule, 2019. Entrepreneurial Skills and Job Preference among Agriculture Undergraduates: Evidence from Niger State, Nigeria, FSP Policy Brief 114.