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USAID COWPEA OUT SCALING PROJECT
Project implementation progress in Nigeria:
achievements, challenges, lessons learned
and...
Outline
Project partners and stakeholders
Partner states involved in the project
Project activities
Success achieved
Const...
Project partners and stakeholders
 Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR/ABU)
 IITA
 State Agricultural Development ...
Partner States involved
 Sokoto State – Sahel Ecological Zone
 Katsina State – Sudan Savannah
 Kano State – Northern Gu...
Partner States involved
Kano Katsina Sokoto
LGA Comm CBOs LGA Comm CBOs LGA Comm CBOs
Albasu 10 20 Dutsenma 10 20 Dange sh...
Project activities
Date Activity Stakeholder
3/7/2015 Planning meeting IITA, IAR, State ADPs
8/7/2015 (Sokoto) Training of...
Project activities
Date Activity Stakeholder
10-12/8/2015
(Sokoto)
Training of EAs, farmers on pest
control and field visi...
Project activities
Input distribution to farmers
State Community
Seed Plots
(ha)
Quantity
of seed
(kg)
Demonstratio
n plot...
Project activities
Seed distribution to commercial seed producers
S/NO SEED COMPANY LOCATION VARIETY QUANTITY OF SEEDS
(kg...
Project activities
Date Activity Stakeholder
24/8/2015 Stakeholders meeting IAR, State ADPs, Maina
Seeds
25/8/2015 Innovat...
Successes achieved
 Successful establishment of all plots
Successes achieved
 Commitments and dedication by farmers, EAs and State supervisors
Constraints and recommendations
 Mobility for field visitations - only one bike per state; Project vehicle?
 Apprehensio...
Future plans
 More TV and Radio Programs
 Production of fliers and guides in Hausa – September 2015
 Training on seed p...
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USAID COWPEA OUT SCALING PROJECT project implementation progress in Nigeria: achievements, challenges, lessons learned and way forward

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USAID COWPEA OUT SCALING PROJECT project implementation progress in Nigeria: achievements, challenges, lessons learned and way forward

  1. 1. USAID COWPEA OUT SCALING PROJECT Project implementation progress in Nigeria: achievements, challenges, lessons learned and way forward DR. NAFIU ABDU COUNTRY COORDINATOR August 27 - 30, 2015, Ibadan-Nigeria
  2. 2. Outline Project partners and stakeholders Partner states involved in the project Project activities Success achieved Constraints, recommendations and future plans
  3. 3. Project partners and stakeholders  Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR/ABU)  IITA  State Agricultural Development Authorities  Seed Companies  CBOs / Farmers  National Seed Council  Agro Dealers  Grain Marketers  Processors / Consumers
  4. 4. Partner States involved  Sokoto State – Sahel Ecological Zone  Katsina State – Sudan Savannah  Kano State – Northern Guinea Savannah  Sokoto – Sokoto State Agricultural Development Authority (SADP)  Katsina – Katsina State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KATARDA)  Kano – Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA)
  5. 5. Partner States involved Kano Katsina Sokoto LGA Comm CBOs LGA Comm CBOs LGA Comm CBOs Albasu 10 20 Dutsenma 10 20 Dange shuni 10 20 Wudil 10 20 Danmusa 10 20 Tangaza 10 20 Garko 10 20 Matazu 10 20 Gwadabawa 10 20 Gaya 10 20 Kankia 10 20 Yabo 10 20 Minjibir 10 20 Kankara 10 20 Tambuwal 10 20 Total 50 100 50 100 50 100
  6. 6. Project activities Date Activity Stakeholder 3/7/2015 Planning meeting IITA, IAR, State ADPs 8/7/2015 (Sokoto) Training of EAs, farmers etc IAR, SADP, State Ministry of Agric, Marketers 13/7/2015 (Katsina) Training of EAs, farmers etc IAR, KATARDA, State Ministry of Agric, Marketers 13/7/2015 (Kano) Training of EAs, farmers etc IAR, KNARDA, State Ministry of Agric, Marketers, National Seed Council, Processors, Agro Dealers
  7. 7. Project activities Date Activity Stakeholder 10-12/8/2015 (Sokoto) Training of EAs, farmers on pest control and field visits IAR, SADP, Farmers group 13-17/8/2015 (Kano) Training of EAs, farmers on pest control and field visits IAR, KNARDA, Farmers group 18-19/8/2015 (Katsina) Training of EAs, farmers on pest control and field visits IAR, KATARDA, Farmers group
  8. 8. Project activities Input distribution to farmers State Community Seed Plots (ha) Quantity of seed (kg) Demonstratio n plots (ha) Quantity of seed (kg) Fertilizer (bags) Insecticid e (litre) Kano 50 1300 4 100 108 108 Katsina 50 1300 4 100 108 108 Sokoto 50 1300 4 100 108 108 Total 150 3900 12 300 324 324
  9. 9. Project activities Seed distribution to commercial seed producers S/NO SEED COMPANY LOCATION VARIETY QUANTITY OF SEEDS (kg) 1. MAINA SEEDS KANO IT99K-573-1-1 and IT99K-573-2-1 300 2. INGANCHI SEEDS KANO IT99K-573-2-1 100 3. VALUE SEEDS ZARIA IT99K-573-1-1 and IT99K-573-2-1 200 4. TECNI SEEDS KANO IT99K-573-1-1 100 5. AGROSPORES KANO IT99K-573-1-1 and IT99K-573-2-1 200 6. MASLAHA SEEDS ZAMFARA IT99K-573-1-1 and IT99K-573-2-1 200 TOTAL 1100
  10. 10. Project activities Date Activity Stakeholder 24/8/2015 Stakeholders meeting IAR, State ADPs, Maina Seeds 25/8/2015 Innovation Platform meeting IAR, State ADPs, Maina Seeds, IITA Benin
  11. 11. Successes achieved  Successful establishment of all plots
  12. 12. Successes achieved  Commitments and dedication by farmers, EAs and State supervisors
  13. 13. Constraints and recommendations  Mobility for field visitations - only one bike per state; Project vehicle?  Apprehension and impatient from farmers due to delay  More funding  Adoption of innovations by farmers  Fund management  Baseline survey?  Increase EAs monthly allowance  All funds for training and monthly allowances should be paid through IAR
  14. 14. Future plans  More TV and Radio Programs  Production of fliers and guides in Hausa – September 2015  Training on seed production, certification packaging and marketing October 2015  Field days in the three states – September 2015  Seed fairs in the three states - February 2016  Establishment of Wikisite – September 2015  Preseason training of all farmers
  15. 15. Many thanks for your attention

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