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PiLAF’s BROWN BAG SERIES (3RD EDITION)

PiLAF’s Brown Bag Series is an effort of the Innovation Lab for Policy Leadership in Agriculture and Food Security (PiLAF) in bridging the gap between researchers and policy makers. It is expected to be a platform that will bring together various actors along the agricultural food system to discuss topical issues affecting agricultural development in Nigeria as well as the sub-region. The obvious disconnect between the town and the gown has overtime led to poor policy formulation and implementation, creating evident problems in the agricultural policy design process, from the formulation to implementation as well as evaluation.

THE REVIEW OF OYO STATE AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT FABRICATORS’ WORKSHOP

It was an insightful and educative moment at the last Oyo State Agricultural Equipment Fabricators’ Workshop organized by the Innovation Lab for Policy Leadership in Agriculture and Food Security (PiLAF) and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, IITA, Ibadan. The workshop took place on 17th May, 2022 at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, IITA, Ibadan.

THE NEED FOR STAKEHOLDERS’ INVOLVEMENT IN POLICY PROCESS

Policy process can be conceived as a systematic procedure that involves pertinent problem identification, selection of mechanisms to tackle the problem, development of institutions to manage the operation and designing of strategy to measure and evaluate the activities. This underscores the fact that policy design is innovative, procedural and engaging.

PiLAF’s BROWN BAG SERIES (APRIL EDITION)

PiLAF’s Brown Bag Series is an effort of the Innovation Lab for Policy Leadership in Agriculture and Food Security (PiLAF) in bridging the gap between researchers and policy makers. It is expected to be a platform that will bring together various actors along the agricultural food system to discuss topical issues affecting agricultural development in Nigeria as well as the sub-region. The obvious disconnect between the town and the gown has overtime led to poor policy formulation and implementation, creating evident problems in the agricultural policy design process, from the formulation to implementation as well as evaluation.

AWARENESS AND PERCEPTION OF POULTRY FARMERS ON AGRICULTURAL POLICIES IN NIGERIA

Food insecurity has remained topical in Nigeria and this got exacerbated by the incidence of COVID-19. More than 60% households are threatened by food insecurity {Ibukun & Adebayo, 2020}. The poultry sector is crucial; it plays a dual role of reducing food insecurity and employment generation along with its high acceptance across many religious, cultural and ethnic lines in Nigeria.

PILAF SKILL DEVELOPMENT IN STATA TRAINING

Stata is a complete and integrated data management software. It is fast, accurate, easy to use and provides all that can be considered as data science needs including data manipulation, visualization, statistics and automated reporting.