Sahel Quarterly

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

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

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
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