Training One to Train Others - Capacity Building in Delta State

Training workshop in using STATA for policy research at Delta State University.

By Saweda Liverpool-Tasie

DeltaStateGroupJune2017During the week of June 25, 2017, the Policy project organized a three-day training on “Introduction to Stata” for researchers at Delta State University. The Training modules were delivered by Mr. Wale Ogunleye, the pioneer PhD Scholar of the Project’s Visiting Scholars Program who just returned from Michigan State University, in collaboration with Dr. John Odozi, a Nigerian Faculty. The Trainers were supported by Osayanmon Osawe and Monday Shaibu; both new project scholars who will be coming to Michigan State University in the 2017/18 academic year.

At Delta State University, the training was preceded by opening remarks from the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture. Participants were exposed to the usefulness of STATA for policy research and how to use the software package for policy research. The formal training was followed by a day of practical applications and one-on-one problem solving

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