nigeriaPublic Sector

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources

Public Research Institution with Extension Unit

University-based Extension

  • National Agricultural Extension Research & Liaison Services, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria  
  • Bayero University, Kano

Semi-autonomous Governmental Extension Organization

  • K.A.D.P. Samaru Zone (95 extension staff in 2009)
  • ARMTI, Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute,www.armti.org. Tasks:
  • Provide management training
  • Provide consultancy and advisory services
  • Conduct applied management research, special and diagnostic studies
  • Disseminate management information
  • Contribute to policy development which would enhance better management of the agricultural and rural sector in Nigeria

Non-Governmental Organizations

Private Sector Organizations or Firms providing extension services

  • Nigerian Tobacco Company
  • Shell Petroleum Development Company

In-Service Training for Extension Staff

SAFE, Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education, Programs in Nigeria:

References and Resources

Obibuaku, L.O. (1983). Agricultural Extension as a strategy for Agricultural transformation.University of Nigeria press, Nsukka, Nigeria.Williams, S.K.T. (1978). Rural Development in Nigeria. University of Ife Press, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Adebayo, Kolawole; Babu, Suresh; Rhoe, Valerie. 2010. Institutional capacity for designing and implementing agricultural and rural development policies and strategies in Nigeria. NSSP Brief 9. Abuja, Nigeria: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (Brief)

Adebayo, Kolawole; Babu, Suresh; Rhoe, Valerie. 2009. Institutional capacity for designing and implementing agricultural and rural development policies and strategies in Nigeria. NSSP Background Paper 8. Abuja, Nigeria: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (Working paper)

Banful, Afua B.; Nkonya, Ephraim; Oboh, Victor. 2010. Constraints to fertilizer use in Nigeria: Insights from agricultural extension service. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1010. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (Discussion paper)

Banful, Afua B.; Nkonya, Ephraim; Oboh, Victor. 2009. Constraints to fertilizer use in Nigeria. Perspectives and insights from the agricultural extension service. NSSP Brief 6. Abuja, Nigeria: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (Brief)

Related Resources

RIU Research Into Use: Sharing lessons to enable innovation in agriculture. 
www.researchintouse.com

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List of Extension Providers

icon target The following list shows an excerpt from the GFRAS Directory of Extension Providers for Nigeria. Some of these entries may be specially marked for having more detailed information in the database of the Worldwide Extension Study WWES.