Climate change and Dryland stresses
Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems
West and Central Africa, Nigeria
Brokering a landmark public-private partnership to transform Nigeria’s agricultural sector
Public-Private Partnership, Nigeria, Agricultural Sector, Climate Solution Technology, ECOSOCC, CCAFS,Climate Change, Food Security
A new public-private partnership in Nigeria promises opportunity and innovation in climate solution technology. Reaping the fruits of an innovative arrangement between a CGIAR institute and a private organization, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) now stands as a full member of Nigeria’s agCelerant Technical Committee. This inauguration was performed August 29, 2019 by Alhaji Mohammed Sabo Nanono, Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, in the presence of Alhaji Mustapha Baba Shehuri, Minister of State, Effiong B. Essien, Senior Special Advisor to the President of Nigeria, the Islamic Development Bank, the African Union Economic, Social & Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) and representatives from 12 major Nigerian public departments and private organizations involved in agricultural development and finance.
West & Central Africa program, Theme: Systems analysis