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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.

An Assessment of the Nigerian Poultry Sector

June 1, 2015. The Nigerian poultry industry is estimated at ₦80 billion ($600 million) and is comprised of approximately [...] Read more

How Fresh is our Milk?

June 1, 2015. If you purchase milk for your child, bowl of cereal, or coffee in Nigeria, it is [...] Read more

Unlocking the Palm Oil Potential in West Africa

March 1, 2015. Indigenous to West Africa, oil palm is an important crop for both industrial, retail and consumer [...] Read more

Insuring the Agricultural Sector: Can it work?

November 1, 2014. Agricultural insurance is a major tool for farmers and other stakeholders to use in managing risk. [...] Read more

The Role of Women in Nigerian Agriculture

September 20, 2014. Over the years, women have established more defined roles in agriculture. In Nigeria, women are involved [...] Read more

Why Are Agricultural Inputs Important?

July 20, 2014. The backbone of any agricultural revolution is access of farmers to modern agricultural inputs. These agricultural [...] Read more

Financing the Agricultural Sector

June 1, 2014. Agriculture is the largest sector in the Nigerian economy, accounting for 22% of Gross Domestic Product [...] Read more

Agribusiness: Potential for Fostering Regional Growth

May 1, 2014. Agriculture accounts for 35% of the Gross Domestic Product in West Africa (ECOWAP, 2013), and remains [...] Read more

Unlocking Opportunities in the Yam Value Chain

April 1, 2014. Ninety-two percent (92%) of the world's production of yam comes from West Africa, with Nigeria alone [...] Read more

How Nutritious is Your Food?

April 1, 2014. Did you know that malnutrition kills 5 million children under the age of 5 every year [...] Read more
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