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Sahel Quarterly

Here, we share insights from our work in agriculture and nutrition, and our perception of the future of the sectors.

Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa

June 3, 2019. Of the ten countries considered most threatened by climate change globally, seven are in Africa. Given [...] Read more

The Nigerian Dairy Sector

February 1, 2019. Nigeria has the 4th largest cattle population in Africa, estimated at 20 million cattle, including 2.35 [...] Read more

Agricultural Technology

July 20, 2018. Technology has played a key role in driving major agricultural advancements in the West and in [...] Read more

Youth in Agriculture

April 4, 2018. Africa prides herself as having one of the highest concentration of young people. By 2030, it [...] Read more

Nigeria’s Mechanization Landscape

December 18, 2017. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), agricultural mechanization generally refers to the application of [...] Read more

Soybean: On Becoming a Highly Coveted Crop

September 29, 2017. In Nigeria, the consumption of soybean has increased over the years driven by the poultry, fishery [...] Read more

The Tomato Value Chain in Nigeria

July 18, 2017. Tomato is widely cultivated across Nigeria. Smallholder farmers planting on between 0.5 and 4 hectares of [...] Read more

MAIZE: Enhancing the livelihoods of Nigerian farmers

March 1, 2017. Maize is the second most cultivated crop in Nigeria in terms of area harvested (5.8million Ha, [...] Read more

Cassava: A Staple Crop in Nigeria

December 1, 2016. Cassava is a staple of choice across cultures and social divides in Nigerian households. The majority [...] Read more

Rice in Nigeria: Industry Dynamics

October 1, 2015. Rice is one of the most important food commodities in West Africa. Studies conducted in Nigeria [...] Read more
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