Starting in 2010 â€“ 2011, the Government of Nigeria, after years of benign neglect, began to reform
the agriculture sector. To refocus the sector, the Government implemented a new strategy, the
Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA). In 2011-2016, the focus was on rebuilding a sector whose
relevance had shrunk dramatically. That was reflected in the lack of lending to farmers by the financial
system and the dramatic levels of food imports from across the world. That intervention, the ATA,
served its core purpose of helping refocus Nigeriaâ€™s attention on agriculture
This monthly tracker is designed to update Peace Agents on patterns and trends in conflict risk and violence, as identified by the Integrated Peace and Development Unit (IPDU) early warning system, and to seek feedback and input for response to mitigate areas of conflict.
After a year of monthly Sunday learning and working sessions of â€œStartup Sundayâ€, Netopps and NDLink decided to hold a review session to highlight some of the key points of learning discovered over the past year in a Colloquium titled Startup Sunday Port Harcourt: Collaboration for a Sustainable Ecosystem.
After more than five years of work, the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) â€“ which together focus on addressing socioeconomic issues in the Niger Delta â€“ hired the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) to assess the organizationsâ€™ impacts since 2010