This project aims to map the formal agricultural education system at federal level of Nigeria, as well as the formal and informal agricultural knowledge and information structures and activities in the states of Kaduna and Kano. The provided information will be used as basis for the development of interventions and institutional cooperation in the field of agro-education in northern Nigeria.
The main objectives of this project are to provide:
- A comprehensive overview of the formal agricultural education system of Nigeria (federal level) has been provided for both public and private education, including data on output and possible an indication of the job careers of alumni;
- For Kaduna and Kano state both the formal and informal agriculture education, knowledge and information structures and activities have been mapped;
- Identified entry points and pathways (recommendations) for cooperation in the field of agro-education as input for the horticulture development programme and for Nuffic interventions/institutional cooperation via the Orange Knowledge Platform (OKP);
- Policy recommendations for the Federal government and the Kano and Kaduna state governments towards a better functioning agricultural knowledge and information system.