FSG Organizes COVID-19 Panel Discussion in Nigeria Through the Nigerian Agricultural Policy Project (NAPP) Scholar Program
Weekly virtual panel discussions are being organized in Nigeria to educate the public on the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Nigeria's agricultural and food sectors
To enhance understanding of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nigeria’s Agriculture and its Food Systems, Dr. Oyinkan Tasie, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resources Economics (AFRE) and a member of the department's Food Security Group (FSG) is organizing weekly online discussion sessions via zoom with expert panelists. The panel recently featured Dr. Wellington Osawe, MSU Nigerian Agricultural Policy Project Scholar and Postdoctoral Researcher, Discipline of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway, and Dr. Bernard Onoja, a virologist in the Department of Virology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. The event was supported by the Feed the Future Nigerian Agricultural Policy Project funded by USAID Nigeria and was attended by approximately 30 people from across Nigeria, Europe and the United States. Two recordings of the event can be found below.